Lone Tree Township, Merrick County, Nebraska

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Lone Tree Township
Township
Location in Merrick County
Location in Merrick County
Coordinates: 41°07′17″N 098°01′36″W / 41.12139°N 98.02667°W / 41.12139; -98.02667Coordinates: 41°07′17″N 098°01′36″W / 41.12139°N 98.02667°W / 41.12139; -98.02667
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Merrick
Area
 • Total 66.97 sq mi (173.46 km2)
 • Land 65.04 sq mi (168.45 km2)
 • Water 1.93 sq mi (5.01 km2)  2.89%
Elevation 1,706 ft (520 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 623
 • Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0838111

Lone Tree Township is one of eleven townships in Merrick County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 623 at the 2000 census. A 2006 estimate placed the township's population at 607.[1]

History[edit]

Lone Tree Township takes its name from a large cottonwood tree that was a local landmark on the prairie until it was toppled in a storm in 1865.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Nebraska 2000-2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  2. ^ Burr, George L.; O. O. Buck (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 129. 

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