Roaring River Township, Barry County, Missouri

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Roaring River Township
Map highlighting Roaring River Township, Barry County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 36°32′45″N 093°43′49″W / 36.54583°N 93.73028°W / 36.54583; -93.73028Coordinates: 36°32′45″N 093°43′49″W / 36.54583°N 93.73028°W / 36.54583; -93.73028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry
 • Total 72.06 sq mi (186.63 km2)
 • Land 68.68 sq mi (177.87 km2)
 • Water 3.38 sq mi (8.76 km2)  4.69%
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,396
 • Density 20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-62318[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766268

Roaring River Township is one of twenty-five townships in Barry County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,396.

The township takes its name from Roaring River.[3]


Roaring River Township covers an area of 72.06 square miles (186.6 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Chain-O-Lakes. It contains three cemeteries: Easley, Munsey and Roach.

The streams of Butler Creek, Cedar Creek, Darity Branch, East Fork Rock Creek, Haddock Creek, Hottle Branch, Johns Branch, Panther Creek, Raridan Branch, Roaring River and Stubblefield Branch 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. ^ "Barry County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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