Rosalia Township, Butler County, Kansas

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Rosalia Township
Township
Location in Butler County
Location in Butler County
Coordinates: 37°46′52″N 096°42′31″W / 37.78111°N 96.70861°W / 37.78111; -96.70861Coordinates: 37°46′52″N 096°42′31″W / 37.78111°N 96.70861°W / 37.78111; -96.70861
Country United States
State Kansas
County Butler
Area
 • Total 62.98 sq mi (163.12 km2)
 • Land 62.62 sq mi (162.18 km2)
 • Water 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)  0.58%
Elevation 1,421 ft (433 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 631
 • Density 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0474612

Rosalia Township is a township in Butler County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 631.

History[edit]

Rosalia Township was created in 1871. The township was named after the town of Rosalia, which was named in honor of the wife of its first postmaster.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rosalia Township covers an area of 62.98 square miles (163.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery.

The streams of De Haas Creek, Middle Branch Little Walnut River and Nicholas Creek run through this township.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mooney, Vol. P. (1916). History of Butler County Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 211. 

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