Neely Township, Butler County, Missouri
|• Total||59.9 sq mi (155.15 km2)|
|• Land||59.86 sq mi (155.05 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2) 0.06%|
|Elevation||302 ft (92 m)|
|• Density||21/sq mi (8.1/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0766355|
Neely Township was organized in 1871, and named after Obadiah Neely, an early citizen.
Neely Township covers an area of 59.9 square miles (155 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Neelyville. It contains seven cemeteries: Crab, Harris Ridge, Lutz, Neeleyville, Roberts, Sheely and Sims.
The streams of Big Cane Creek, Cane Creek, Cope Branch, Fox Branch and Gaines Slough run through this township.
Neely Township contains one airport or landing strip: Wattle Landing Strip.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
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