Rural Township, Jefferson County, Kansas

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Rural Township
Buck Creek School east of Williamstown
Buck Creek School east of Williamstown
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 39°05′45″N 95°17′56″W / 39.09583°N 95.29889°W / 39.09583; -95.29889Coordinates: 39°05′45″N 95°17′56″W / 39.09583°N 95.29889°W / 39.09583; -95.29889
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jefferson
 • Total 32.19 sq mi (83.37 km2)
 • Land 31.82 sq mi (82.42 km2)
 • Water 0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)  1.14%
Elevation 1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 804
 • Density 25.3/sq mi (9.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0478497

Rural Township is a township in Jefferson County, Kansas, USA. It was formed in 1871, from the territory of Kentucky Township and Sarcoxie Township.[1] As of the 2000 census, its population was 804.


Rural Township covers an area of 32.19 square miles (83.37 square kilometers); of this, 0.37 square miles (0.95 square kilometers) or 1.14 percent is water. The streams of Buck Creek, East Stone House Creek, Stone Horse Creek and West Stone House Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

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The township contains three cemeteries: Buster, Holliday and Underwood.

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  1. ^ Cutler, William G. (1883). Cutler's History of The State of Kansas. Chicago, IL: A. T. Andreas. 

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