Marion Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

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Marion Township
Map highlighting Marion Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°45′53″N 094°39′20″W / 39.76472°N 94.65556°W / 39.76472; -94.65556Coordinates: 39°45′53″N 094°39′20″W / 39.76472°N 94.65556°W / 39.76472; -94.65556
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
 • Total 48.26 sq mi (125 km2)
 • Land 48.21 sq mi (124.87 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)  0.1%
Elevation[1] 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,226
 • Density 25.4/sq mi (9.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-45938[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766342

Marion Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,226.

Marion Township was established in 1837.[3]


Marion Township covers an area of 48.26 square miles (125.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Easton. It contains eight cemeteries: Blakely, Bowen, Courtney, Kessler, Minor, Moxley, Saint Josephs and Saint Marys.

The streams of Becks Branch, James Branch, Little Third Fork, Muddy Creek, One Hundred and Two River and Third Fork run through this township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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