Platte Township, Andrew County, Missouri

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Platte 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
 • 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]


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.


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


  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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