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Rockville Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°04′22″N 94°05′16″W / 38.07278°N 94.08778°W / 38.07278; -94.08778
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Rockville Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°04′22″N 94°05′16″W / 38.07278°N 94.08778°W / 38.07278; -94.08778
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total25.17 sq mi (65.19 km2)
 • Land24.67 sq mi (63.89 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)  1.99%
751 ft (229 m)
 • Total271
 • Density11/sq mi (4.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64724, 64780
GNIS feature ID0766306

Rockville Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 271.[1]

Rockville Township was established in 1872, taking its name from Rockville, Missouri.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Rockville Township covers an area of 25.17 square miles (65.19 square kilometers); of this, 24.67 square miles (63.89 square kilometers, 98.01 percent) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 square kilometers, 1.99 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Rockville Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Heiman Field


  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Jones Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Appleton City R-II
  • Rich Hill R-IV

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved May 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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