Platte Township, Buchanan County, Missouri
|• Total||30.77 sq mi (79.69 km2)|
|• Land||30.76 sq mi (79.66 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2) 0.04%|
|Elevation||899 ft (274 m)|
|• Density||13.5/sq mi (5.2/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0766343|
Platte Township was established in 1839, taking its name from the Platte River.
Platte Township covers an area of 30.77 square miles (79.7 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains six cemeteries: Allen, Frazier, Hebron, Number 6, Tobin and Witts.
The streams of Belcher Branch, Castile Creek, Crabapple Branch, DeMoss Branch, Frazier Branch, Jenkins Branch, Malden Creek and Wolfpen Creek run through this township.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
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