Protection Township, Comanche County, Kansas

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Protection Township
Location in Comanche County
Location in Comanche County
Coordinates: 37°12′30″N 099°28′01″W / 37.20833°N 99.46694°W / 37.20833; -99.46694Coordinates: 37°12′30″N 099°28′01″W / 37.20833°N 99.46694°W / 37.20833; -99.46694
Country United States
State Kansas
County Comanche
 • Total 173.56 sq mi (449.52 km2)
 • Land 173.07 sq mi (448.26 km2)
 • Water 0.49 sq mi (1.26 km2)  0.28%
Elevation 1,850 ft (564 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 734
 • Density 4.2/sq mi (1.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0470825

Protection Township is a township in Comanche County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 734.


Protection Township covers an area of 173.56 square miles (449.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Protection. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Mennonite and Protection.

The streams of Bluff Creek, Buzzard Creek, Cavalry Creek, Cavalry Creek, East Kiowa Creek, Kiowa Creek, Middle Kiowa Creek, Nichols Creek, West Kiowa Creek, Wiggins Creek and Willow Creek run through this township.


Protection Township contains one airport or landing strip, Protection Municipal Airport.


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