West Boone Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°23′55″N 94°32′28″W / 38.39861°N 94.54111°W / 38.39861; -94.54111
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West Boone Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°23′55″N 94°32′28″W / 38.39861°N 94.54111°W / 38.39861; -94.54111
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total30.24 sq mi (78.33 km2)
 • Land30.06 sq mi (77.86 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)  0.6%
892 ft (272 m)
 • Total582
 • Density19.4/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64723, 64742
GNIS feature ID0766311

West Boone Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 582.[1]

West Boone Township derives its name from the pioneer Daniel Boone.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, West Boone Township covers an area of 30.24 square miles (78.33 square kilometers); of this, 30.06 square miles (77.86 square kilometers, 99.4 percent) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 square kilometers, 0.6 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Edgewood Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Arvin Ranch Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Drexel R-IV
  • Miami R-I

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved May 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.

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