Walton Township, Harvey County, Kansas

Walton Township
Harvey County, Kansas
Location within Harvey County
Location within Harvey County
Coordinates: 38°07′51″N 97°12′32″W / 38.1307472°N 97.2088825°W / 38.1307472; -97.2088825Coordinates: 38°07′51″N 97°12′32″W / 38.1307472°N 97.2088825°W / 38.1307472; -97.2088825[1]
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.69 sq mi (95.02 km2)
 • Land36.66 sq mi (94.96 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)  0.06%
1,467 ft (447 m)
 • Total552
 • Density15.1/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code620
FIPS code20-75225 [1]
GNIS ID477771 [1]
WebsiteCounty website

Walton Township is a township in Harvey County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2000 census, its population was 552.


Walton Township covers an area of 36.69 square miles (95.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Walton.


According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Walton.


A major highway US-50 and a railroad BNSF Railway pass through Walton Township. US-50 was originally the New Santa Fe Trail and roughly parallels the BNSF Railway.

The Amtrak Southwest Chief stops in nearby Newton twice each day and provides passenger rail service towards Los Angeles and Chicago. See Newton (Amtrak station).


  1. ^ a b c d e "Walton Township, Harvey County, Kansas", Geographic Names Information System, United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior

Further reading

External links

  • Harvey County Website
  • City-Data.com
  • Harvey County maps: Current, Historic, KDOT

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