Norton Township, Jefferson County, Kansas

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Norton Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 39°23′00″N 95°19′11″W / 39.38333°N 95.31972°W / 39.38333; -95.31972Coordinates: 39°23′00″N 95°19′11″W / 39.38333°N 95.31972°W / 39.38333; -95.31972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jefferson
 • Total 39.06 sq mi (101.17 km2)
 • Land 38.95 sq mi (100.87 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.3%
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 955
 • Density 24.5/sq mi (9.5/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0478223

Norton Township is a township in Jefferson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 955.


Norton Township covers an area of 39.06 square miles (101.17 square kilometers); of this, 0.12 square miles (0.3 square kilometers) or 0.3 percent is water. The streams of Howard Creek and Hulls Branch run through this township.

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The township contains three cemeteries: Corpus Christi, Nortonville, and Saint Josephs.

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