Mingo Township, Bates County, Missouri

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Mingo Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°25′08″N 94°07′06″W / 38.41889°N 94.11833°W / 38.41889; -94.11833Coordinates: 38°25′08″N 94°07′06″W / 38.41889°N 94.11833°W / 38.41889; -94.11833
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Bates
 • Total 25.86 sq mi (66.99 km2)
 • Land 25.82 sq mi (66.87 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.12 km2)  0.18%
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 235
 • Density 9.1/sq mi (3.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 64720, 64747, 64788
GNIS feature ID 0766299

Mingo Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 235.[1]

The township takes its name from Mingo Creek.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Mingo Township covers an area of 25.86 square miles (66.99 square kilometers); of this, 25.82 square miles (66.87 square kilometers, 99.82 percent) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.12 square kilometers, 0.18 percent) is water.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Cove Creek, Earheart, Gragg and Peter Creek.



  • Clear Lake
  • Sprig Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Adrian County R-III
  • Ballard R-II

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

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