Russell Township, Camden County, Missouri

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Russell Township
Map highlighting Russell Township, Camden County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 37°59′30″N 092°56′57″W / 37.99167°N 92.94917°W / 37.99167; -92.94917Coordinates: 37°59′30″N 092°56′57″W / 37.99167°N 92.94917°W / 37.99167; -92.94917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Camden
 • Total 142.83 sq mi (369.92 km2)
 • Land 141.21 sq mi (365.73 km2)
 • Water 1.62 sq mi (4.19 km2)  1.13%
Elevation[1] 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,495
 • Density 17.7/sq mi (6.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-63668[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766393

Russell Township is one of eleven townships in Camden County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,495.

Russell Township was established in 1841.[3]


Russell Township covers an area of 142.83 square miles (369.9 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Macks Creek. It contains nine cemeteries: Creach, Edwards, Green, Hurst, Mills, Raggs, Stanton, Warren and Wiley Gott.

The streams of A B Creek, Broadus Branch, Brush Creek, Brush Creek, Jacks Creek, Kolb Branch, Little Brush Creek, Little Niangua River, Long Branch, Macks Creek, Pennel Branch, Phillips Branch, Watson Branch and Woodall Branch run through this township.

Public Areas[edit]

Public Areas include:

  • Cedar Camp which contains rental cabins, a park, a campground, and a Little Niangua canoe access.
  • Bannister Ford which contains a bridge where Route CC crosses the Little Niangua River and a canoe access.
  • Fiery Fork Conservation Area


  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. ^ "Camden County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 

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