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Lecompton Township, Douglas County, Kansas

Lecompton Township
Township
The Lecompton Rest Area along U.S. Highway 40
The Lecompton Rest Area along U.S. Highway 40

Location in Douglas County

Coordinates: 39°01′45″N 095°24′36″W / 39.02917°N 95.41000°W / 39.02917; -95.41000Coordinates: 39°01′45″N 095°24′36″W / 39.02917°N 95.41000°W / 39.02917; -95.41000

Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 35.53 sq mi (92.01 km2)
 • Land 34.65 sq mi (89.76 km2)
 • Water 0.87 sq mi (2.26 km2)  2.46%
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,761
 • Density 50.8/sq mi (19.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0478815

Lecompton Township is a township in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,761. It was named for the town of Lecompton which was the territorial capital of Kansas.

Geography

Lecompton Township covers an area of 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Lecompton. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Big Springs and Lecompton.

The streams of Coon Creek, Oakley Creek and Spring Creek run through this township.

Adjacent townships

Towns and settlements

Although these towns may not be incorporated or populated, they are still placed on maps produced by the county.



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