Randol Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

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Randol Township
Map highlighting Randol Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 37°23′17″N 089°32′45″W / 37.38806°N 89.54583°W / 37.38806; -89.54583Coordinates: 37°23′17″N 089°32′45″W / 37.38806°N 89.54583°W / 37.38806; -89.54583
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cape Girardeau
 • Total 66.92 sq mi (173.31 km2)
 • Land 65.3 sq mi (169.11 km2)
 • Water 1.62 sq mi (4.2 km2)  2.42%
Elevation[1] 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,030
 • Density 61.7/sq mi (23.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-60572[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766401

Randol Township is one of ten townships in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,030.


Randol Township was founded in 1872.[3] The township derives its name from Enos Randal, a pioneer citizen.[4]


Randol Township covers an area of 66.92 square miles (173.3 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains two unincorporated settlements: Oriole, and Egypt Mills; and ten cemeteries: Ervin, Heuer, Iona, Lange, McKendree, Minton, Noland, Thompson, Vangilder and Zierath.

The streams of Juden Creek, Bainbridge Creek, Little Flora Creek and Soakie Creek run through this township.


  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. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 163. 
  4. ^ "Cape Girardeau County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 

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