White River Township, Barry County, Missouri

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White River Township
Map highlighting White River Township, Barry County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 36°32′17″N 093°37′49″W / 36.53806°N 93.63028°W / 36.53806; -93.63028Coordinates: 36°32′17″N 093°37′49″W / 36.53806°N 93.63028°W / 36.53806; -93.63028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry
 • Total 35.58 sq mi (92.16 km2)
 • Land 29.27 sq mi (75.82 km2)
 • Water 6.31 sq mi (16.35 km2)  17.74%
Elevation[1] 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,434
 • Density 83.2/sq mi (32.1/km2)
FIPS code 29-79522[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766273

White River Township is one of twenty-five townships in Barry County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,434.

White River Township was established in 1841.[3]


White River Township covers an area of 35.58 square miles (92.2 km2) and contains three incorporated settlements: Arrow Point, Emerald Beach and Shell Knob. It contains three cemeteries: McGuire, Viney and Viola.

The streams of Owl Creek, Rock Creek, Sweetwater Creek and Viney Creek run through this township.


White River Township contains two airports or landing strips: Bel-Voir Acres Airport and Table Rock Airport.


  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. ^ "Barry County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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