Lincoln Township, Butler County, Kansas

Lincoln Township
Butler County, Kansas
Location within Butler County
Location within Butler County
Coordinates: 37°59′05″N 096°52′06″W / 37.98472°N 96.86833°W / 37.98472; -96.86833Coordinates: 37°59′05″N 096°52′06″W / 37.98472°N 96.86833°W / 37.98472; -96.86833
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyButler
Area
 • Total99.97 sq mi (258.92 km2)
 • Land99.33 sq mi (257.26 km2)
 • Water0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)  0.64%
Elevation
1,391 ft (424 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total317
 • Density3.2/sq mi (1.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID0474387
WebsiteCounty Website

Lincoln Township is a township in Butler County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 317.

History

Lincoln Township was organized in 1879.[1]

Geography

Lincoln Township covers an area of 99.97 square miles (258.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

Communities

The township contains the following settlements:

Education

  • Eden Christian School, Private Mennonite Grade School, approximately 3 miles south of Burns. Located at 38°02′25″N 96°53′46″W / 38.040139°N 96.896199°W / 38.040139; -96.896199

Cemeteries

The township contains the following cemeteries:

  • Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery, located in Section 20 T23S R5E.[2][3]
  • According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Baker and Ridgeway.

Further reading

References

  1. ^ Mooney, Vol. P. (1916). History of Butler County Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 163.
  2. ^ Marion County Cemetery List. Archived 2013-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Eden Mennonite Church; Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encycolopedia Online.

External links

  • Butler County Website
  • City-Data.com
  • Butler County Maps: Current, 1936


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