Saline Township, Cooper County, Missouri

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Saline Township
Location in Cooper County
Location in Cooper County
Coordinates: 38°54′22″N 92°34′22″W / 38.90611°N 92.57278°W / 38.90611; -92.57278Coordinates: 38°54′22″N 92°34′22″W / 38.90611°N 92.57278°W / 38.90611; -92.57278
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Cooper
 • Total 47.94 sq mi (124.16 km2)
 • Land 46.71 sq mi (120.98 km2)
 • Water 1.23 sq mi (3.18 km2)  2.56%
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 687
 • Density 14.7/sq mi (5.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 65068, 65233, 65287
GNIS feature ID 0766538

Saline Township is one of fourteen townships in Cooper County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 687.[1]

Saline Township most likely takes its name from Petite Saline Creek.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Saline Township covers an area of 47.94 square miles (124.16 square kilometers); of this, 46.71 square miles (120.98 square kilometers, 97.44 percent) is land and 1.23 square miles (3.18 square kilometers, 2.56 percent) is water.

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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School districts[edit]

  • Boonville School District
  • Prairie Home R-V School District

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  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ "Cooper County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 

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