Osage Township, Bates County, Missouri

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Osage Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°05′30″N 94°21′25″W / 38.09167°N 94.35694°W / 38.09167; -94.35694Coordinates: 38°05′30″N 94°21′25″W / 38.09167°N 94.35694°W / 38.09167; -94.35694
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Bates
 • Total 44.86 sq mi (116.17 km2)
 • Land 44.73 sq mi (115.84 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)  0.28%
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,837
 • Density 41.1/sq mi (15.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 64730, 64779
GNIS feature ID 0766303

Osage Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,837.[1]

The township takes its name from the Osage River.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Osage Township covers an area of 44.86 square miles (116.17 square kilometers); of this, 44.73 square miles (115.84 square kilometers, 99.72 percent) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.33 square kilometers, 0.28 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Fairview Rider and Greenlawn.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Schooley Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Rich Hill R-IV

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

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