Nineveh Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Nineveh Township, Missouri
Map highlighting Nineveh Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°15′21″N 092°41′50″W / 40.25583°N 92.69722°W / 40.25583; -92.69722Coordinates: 40°15′21″N 092°41′50″W / 40.25583°N 92.69722°W / 40.25583; -92.69722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
 • 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[1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,289
 • Density 24/sq mi (9.2/km2)
FIPS code 29-52526[2]
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.[3] The township is named from the town of Nineveh, a German communistic colony that was established in the area in about 1850.[4]


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.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Nineveh township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39. 

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