Netawaka Township, Jackson County, Kansas

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Netawaka Township
Township
Location in Jackson County
Location in Jackson County
Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 95°43′01″W / 39.60694°N 95.71694°W / 39.60694; -95.71694Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 95°43′01″W / 39.60694°N 95.71694°W / 39.60694; -95.71694
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 36.09 sq mi (93.48 km2)
 • Land 36.04 sq mi (93.35 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 1,132 ft (345 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 361
 • Density 10/sq mi (3.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0473236

Netawaka Township is a township in Jackson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 361.

History[edit]

Netawaka Township was formerly occupied by the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, until they were removed to a reservation in Brown County. It was bought by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1870 and opened for settlement.[1] Netawaka Township was formed in 1871.[2] Netawaka is a Native American name meaning "fair view".[3]

Geography[edit]

Netawaka Township covers an area of 36.09 square miles (93.48 square kilometers); of this, 0.05 square miles (0.12 square kilometers) or 0.13 percent is water. The streams of Mosquito Creek and Wolfley Creek run through this township.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Barr, Elizabeth N. (1907). Business directory and history of Jackson County. p. 33. 
  2. ^ Barr, Elizabeth N. (1907). Business directory and history of Jackson County. p. 13. 
  3. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 354. 

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