Mount Pleasant Township, Bates County, Missouri

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Mount Pleasant Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°15′26″N 94°20′39″W / 38.25722°N 94.34417°W / 38.25722; -94.34417Coordinates: 38°15′26″N 94°20′39″W / 38.25722°N 94.34417°W / 38.25722; -94.34417
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total35.95 sq mi (93.11 km2)
 • Land35.79 sq mi (92.71 km2)
 • Water0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)  0.44%
837 ft (255 m)
 • Total5,060
 • Density141.4/sq mi (54.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
GNIS feature ID0766301

Mount Pleasant Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 5,060.[1]

The township was descriptively named.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Mount Pleasant Township covers an area of 35.95 square miles (93.11 square kilometers); of this, 35.79 square miles (92.71 square kilometers, 99.57 percent) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 square kilometers, 0.44 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Morris and Oak Hill.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Bates County Hospital Heliport
  • Butler Memorial Airport


  • Butler Recreational Lake
  • Kennedy Lake


  • Butler Country Club Golf Course
  • Butler Golf Course

School districts[edit]

  • Butler R-V School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved 2009-05-17.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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