Lincoln Township, Sherman County, Kansas

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Lincoln Township is one of the thirteen townships of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. The population was 95 at the 2000 census.[1]


Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:[2]

It lies west of the county seat of Goodland. There are no cities in the township, although the unincorporated community of Ruleton lies in the center of the township.[3]

Intermittent headwaters of Beaver Creek, a tributary of the Republican River, flow through Lincoln Township.[3]


Interstate 70 and U.S. Route 24 travel east–west through Lincoln Township. A railroad line also travels east–west through Lincoln Township, just north of the interstate.[3]


Lincoln Township is currently inactive;[4] by Kansas law, when a township becomes inactive, its powers and duties revert to the county government.[5]


  1. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Kansas 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-23. 
  2. ^ Detailed Kansas map, United States Census Bureau, 2000. Accessed 2009-03-23.
  3. ^ a b c DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 28. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lincoln Township, Sherman County, Kansas
  5. ^ §80-120, Kansas Statutes. Accessed 2009-03-23.

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Coordinates: 39°19′02″N 101°53′04″W / 39.31722°N 101.88444°W / 39.31722; -101.88444