Nineveh Township, Adair County, Missouri
|Nineveh Township, Missouri|
|• Total||54.41 sq mi (140.93 km2)|
|• Land||54.28 sq mi (140.58 km2)|
|• Water||0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2) 0.25%|
|Elevation||804 ft (245 m)|
|• Density||24/sq mi (9.2/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0766214|
Nineveh Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,289. The township is named from the town of Nineveh, a German communistic colony that was established in the area in about 1850.
Nineveh Township covers an area of 54.41 square miles (140.9 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Novinger. It contains two cemeteries: Nineveh and Novinger.
The streams of Brush Creek, Davis Branch, Hazel Creek, Little Hazel Creek, Mulberry Creek, Rye Creek, Shuteye Creek and Spring Creek run through this township.
- "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.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Nineveh township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2013.
- Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39.
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