Wayne Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

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Wayne Township
Map highlighting Wayne Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°40′30″N 094°56′25″W / 39.67500°N 94.94028°W / 39.67500; -94.94028Coordinates: 39°40′30″N 094°56′25″W / 39.67500°N 94.94028°W / 39.67500; -94.94028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
 • Total 33.96 sq mi (87.94 km2)
 • Land 33.3 sq mi (86.26 km2)
 • Water 0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)  1.92%
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 705
 • Density 21.2/sq mi (8.2/km2)
FIPS code 29-77974[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766347

Wayne Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 705.

Wayne Township was established in 1842.[3]


Wayne Township covers an area of 33.96 square miles (88.0 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains two cemeteries: Bethel and Kerlin.

Horseshoe Lake, Muskrat Lake, New Mud Lake and Old Mud Lake are within this township. The stream of Contrary Creek runs 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. ^ "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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