Lyon Township, Geary County, Kansas

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Lyon Township
Township
Location in Geary County
Location in Geary County
Coordinates: 38°55′20″N 096°52′21″W / 38.92222°N 96.87250°W / 38.92222; -96.87250Coordinates: 38°55′20″N 096°52′21″W / 38.92222°N 96.87250°W / 38.92222; -96.87250
Country United States
State Kansas
County Geary
Area
 • Total 43.98 sq mi (113.91 km2)
 • Land 43.45 sq mi (112.54 km2)
 • Water 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)  1.2%
Elevation 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 298
 • Density 6.9/sq mi (2.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0476700

Lyon Township is a township in Geary County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 298.

History[edit]

Lyon Township was established in 1877. It was named for Gen. Nathaniel Lyon.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lyon Township covers an area of 43.98 square miles (113.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

The streams of Carry Creek, Lyon Creek, Otter Creek and Schuler Branch run through this township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geary County History (archived)". Geary County Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 

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