Shawnee Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°20′55″N 94°14′07″W / 38.34861°N 94.23528°W / 38.34861; -94.23528
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Shawnee Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°20′55″N 94°14′07″W / 38.34861°N 94.23528°W / 38.34861; -94.23528
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total35.82 sq mi (92.76 km2)
 • Land35.76 sq mi (92.61 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)  0.16%
846 ft (258 m)
 • Total277
 • Density7.7/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64720, 64730
GNIS feature ID0766307

Shawnee Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 277.[1]

Shawnee Township has the name of the Shawnee Indians.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Shawnee Township covers an area of 35.82 square miles (92.76 square kilometers); of this, 35.76 square miles (92.61 square kilometers, 99.84 percent) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.15 square kilometers, 0.16 percent) is water.

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Cloud, France and Nichols.

School districts[edit]

  • Adrian County R-III
  • Ballard R-II
  • Butler R-V School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved May 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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