Lyon Township, Cloud County, Kansas

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Lyon Township
Location in Cloud County
Location in Cloud County
Coordinates: 39°22′20″N 097°45′31″W / 39.37222°N 97.75861°W / 39.37222; -97.75861Coordinates: 39°22′20″N 097°45′31″W / 39.37222°N 97.75861°W / 39.37222; -97.75861
Country United States
State Kansas
County Cloud
 • Total 54.73 sq mi (141.76 km2)
 • Land 54.72 sq mi (141.73 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.01%
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 103
 • Density 1.9/sq mi (0.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475982

Lyon Township is a township in Cloud County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 103.


Lyon Township was originally called Fowler Township (in honor of a pioneer settler), and under the latter name was organized in April, 1872. About a month later it was renamed for General Nathaniel Lyon.[1]


Lyon Township covers an area of 54.73 square miles (141.8 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.


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