Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri
|• Total||82.24 sq mi (213 km2)|
|• Land||80.1 sq mi (207.46 km2)|
|• Water||2.14 sq mi (5.55 km2) 2.61%|
|Elevation||879 ft (268 m)|
|• Density||945/sq mi (364.9/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0766346|
Washington Township covers an area of 82.24 square miles (213.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, St. Joseph (the county seat). It contains nine cemeteries: Ashland, B'nai Sholem, Memorial Park, Mount Auburn, Mount Mora, Mount Olivet, Nelson, Ozenberger and Walnut Grove.
Browning Lake and Lake Contrary are within this township. The streams of Candy Creek, Roys Branch and Whitehead Creek run through this township.
Washington Township contains three airports or landing strips: Butchs Strip, Mosaic Hospital West Heliport and Rosecrans Memorial Airport.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
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