Platte Township, Andrew County, Missouri

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Platte Township
Township
Map highlighting Platte Township, Andrew County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°04′26″N 094°42′46″W / 40.07389°N 94.71278°W / 40.07389; -94.71278Coordinates: 40°04′26″N 094°42′46″W / 40.07389°N 94.71278°W / 40.07389; -94.71278
Country United States
State Missouri
County Andrew
Area
 • Total 57.07 sq mi (147.82 km2)
 • Land 56.63 sq mi (146.68 km2)
 • Water 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)  0.77%
Elevation[1] 965 ft (294 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 426
 • Density 8/sq mi (2.9/km2)
FIPS code 29-58106[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766228

Platte Township is one of ten townships in Andrew County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 426.[3]

Platte Township was established in 1846, and named after the Platte River.[4]

Geography[edit]

Platte Township covers an area of 57.07 square miles (147.8 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Rea.

The streams of Clear Creek and Hickory Creek run through this township.

Transportation[edit]

Platte Township contains two airports: Fairbanks Airport and Hannah Airport.

References[edit]

  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): Platte township, Andrew County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Andrew County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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