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Spruce Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°20′48″N 94°07′27″W / 38.34667°N 94.12417°W / 38.34667; -94.12417
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Spruce Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°20′48″N 94°07′27″W / 38.34667°N 94.12417°W / 38.34667; -94.12417
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total36.13 sq mi (93.56 km2)
 • Land36.13 sq mi (93.56 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
860 ft (262 m)
 • Total288
 • Density8/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64720, 64730, 64770, 64788
GNIS feature ID0766308

Spruce 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 288.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Spruce Township covers an area of 36.13 square miles (93.56 square kilometers).

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Antioch, Poage and Walnut Grove.

School districts[edit]

  • Ballard R-II

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved May 17, 2009.

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