Salt River Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Salt River Township
Map highlighting Salt River Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°09′34″N 092°25′07″W / 40.15944°N 92.41861°W / 40.15944; -92.41861Coordinates: 40°09′34″N 092°25′07″W / 40.15944°N 92.41861°W / 40.15944; -92.41861
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
 • Total 56.16 sq mi (145.45 km2)
 • Land 56.15 sq mi (145.43 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.02%
Elevation[1] 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,043
 • Density 19/sq mi (7.2/km2)
FIPS code 29-65540[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766217

Salt River Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,043.[3] Salt River Township was named from one its principal streams.[4]


Salt River Township covers an area of 56.1 square miles (145.4 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Brashear. It contains two cemeteries: Brashear and Paultown.

The streams of Battle Creek, Brushy Fork, Hog Branch, Lost Creek, Steer Creek and Timber Branch run through this township.


  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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Salt River township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39. 

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