Prairie Township, Washington County, Arkansas

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Township of Prairie
Location of Prairie Township in Washington County
Location of Prairie Township in Washington County
Location of Washington County in Arkansas
Location of Washington County in Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°5′10″N 94°8′16″W / 36.08611°N 94.13778°W / 36.08611; -94.13778Coordinates: 36°5′10″N 94°8′16″W / 36.08611°N 94.13778°W / 36.08611; -94.13778
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyWashington
Established1829[1]
Area
 • Total29.8 sq mi (77 km2)
 • Land29.7 sq mi (77 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
1,440 ft (440 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total3,526
 • Density119/sq mi (46/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)479
GNIS feature ID69797
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prairie Township, Washington County, Arkansas

Prairie Township is one of 37 townships in Washington County, Arkansas, USA.[2] As of the 2000 census, its total population was 3,526.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Morrow Township covers an area of 29.8 square miles (77 km2); with 29.7 miles (47.8 km) being land and the remaining 0.1 miles (0.16 km) being water.[2] The township has been fragmented by the expansion of Fayetteville and thus Fayetteville Township. Prairie now consists of two main segments along Fayetteville's eastern edge and three very small segments on Fayetteville's west side.

The township gave part to Reed Township in 1880 and part to Wyman Township between 1890-1900.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Hester Cemetery and St. Joseph Cemetery.

Major routes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Baker, Russell (1985). Arkansas Township Atlas 1819-1930. Hot Springs, AR: Arkansas Genealogical Society. p. 202. OCLC 11528205.
  2. ^ a b "Township of Prairie, Washington County, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-20.

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