Lincoln Township, Atchison County, Missouri

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Lincoln Township
Map highlighting Lincoln Township, Atchison County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°32′24″N 095°17′55″W / 40.54000°N 95.29861°W / 40.54000; -95.29861Coordinates: 40°32′24″N 095°17′55″W / 40.54000°N 95.29861°W / 40.54000; -95.29861
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
 • Total 82.88 sq mi (214.66 km2)
 • Land 82.87 sq mi (214.63 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.01%
Elevation[1] 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 378
 • Density 5/sq mi (1.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-42590[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766236

Lincoln Township is one of eleven townships in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 378.[3]

Lincoln Township was established in 1871, and named after Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.[4]


Lincoln Township covers an area of 82.9 square miles (214.7 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Westboro. It contains two cemeteries: Center Grove and Walden Grove.

The streams of Long Branch, Mill Creek and Squaw Creek run through this township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lincoln township, Atchison County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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