Towanda Township, Butler County, Kansas

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Towanda Township
Location in Butler County
Location in Butler County
Coordinates: 37°46′55″N 096°59′21″W / 37.78194°N 96.98917°W / 37.78194; -96.98917Coordinates: 37°46′55″N 096°59′21″W / 37.78194°N 96.98917°W / 37.78194; -96.98917
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyButler
Area
 • Total36 sq mi (93.25 km2)
 • Land35.95 sq mi (93.12 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)  0.14%
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 • Total2,727
 • Density75.9/sq mi (29.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID0474577

Towanda Township is a township in Butler County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,727.

History[edit]

Towanda Township was established in 1867.[1] Towanda is an Osage-language name meaning "many waters".[2]

Geography[edit]

Towanda Township covers an area of 36 square miles (93 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Towanda. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Sutton.

The streams of Badger Creek, Spring Branch and West Branch Whitewater River run through this township.

Transportation[edit]

Towanda Township contains one airport or landing strip, Greer Miller Landing Strip.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mooney, Vol. P. (1916). History of Butler County Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 218.
  2. ^ "Profile for Towanda, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 5 June 2014.

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