Walnut Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Walnut Township, Missouri
Map highlighting Walnut Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°05′02″N 092°45′51″W / 40.08389°N 92.76417°W / 40.08389; -92.76417Coordinates: 40°05′02″N 092°45′51″W / 40.08389°N 92.76417°W / 40.08389; -92.76417
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
 • Total 52.08 sq mi (134.89 km2)
 • Land 52.08 sq mi (134.88 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)  0.01%
Elevation[1] 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 257
 • Density 5/sq mi (1.9/km2)
FIPS code 29-76786[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766218

Walnut Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. At the 2010 census, its population was 257.[3] Walnut Township was named from the old-growth forests of walnut it contained at the time of settlement.[4]


Walnut Township covers an area of 52.1 square miles (134.9 km2)[3] and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains two cemeteries: Cheeseman and Hall.[citation needed]

The streams of Little Mussel Creek and Little Walnut Creek 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Walnut 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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