Templeton Township, Atchison County, Missouri

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Templeton Township
Township
Map highlighting Templeton Township, Atchison County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°23′12″N 095°36′10″W / 40.38667°N 95.60278°W / 40.38667; -95.60278Coordinates: 40°23′12″N 095°36′10″W / 40.38667°N 95.60278°W / 40.38667; -95.60278
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
Area
 • Total 25.34 sq mi (65.64 km2)
 • Land 24.84 sq mi (64.33 km2)
 • Water 0.51 sq mi (1.31 km2)  2.00%
Elevation[1] 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 79
 • Density 3/sq mi (1.2/km2)
FIPS code 29-72646[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766240

Templeton Township is one of eleven townships in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 79.[3]

Templeton Township was established in 1870, and named after John W. Templeton, a county official.[4]

Geography[edit]

Templeton Township covers an area of 25.3 square miles (65.6 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

Nishnabotna Lake is within this township.[5]

Transportation[edit]

Templeton Township contains one airport, Rock Port Municipal Airport.

References[edit]

  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): Templeton township, Atchison County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  5. ^ http://mapcarta.com/22458762

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