Longton Township, Elk County, Kansas

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Longton Township
Location in Elk County
Location in Elk County
Coordinates: 37°20′45″N 096°05′41″W / 37.34583°N 96.09472°W / 37.34583; -96.09472Coordinates: 37°20′45″N 096°05′41″W / 37.34583°N 96.09472°W / 37.34583; -96.09472
Country United States
State Kansas
County Elk
 • Total 44.84 sq mi (116.15 km2)
 • Land 44.8 sq mi (116.02 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)  0.1%
Elevation 1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 530
 • Density 11.8/sq mi (4.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0469869

Longton Township is a township in Elk County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 530.


Longton Township covers an area of 44.84 square miles (116.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Longton. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Longton.

The streams of Clear Creek, Hitchen Creek and West Painterhood Creek run through this township.


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