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Grant Township, Douglas County, Kansas

Grant Township
Township
A teepee at TeePee Junction north of Lawrence.
A teepee at TeePee Junction north of Lawrence.

Location in Douglas County

Coordinates: 39°01′20″N 095°14′01″W / 39.02222°N 95.23361°W / 39.02222; -95.23361Coordinates: 39°01′20″N 095°14′01″W / 39.02222°N 95.23361°W / 39.02222; -95.23361

Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 16.56 sq mi (42.88 km2)
 • Land 16.44 sq mi (42.57 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)  0.75%
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 442
 • Density 26.9/sq mi (10.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0478832

Grant Township is a township in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 442.

History

Grant Township was annexed from the extreme southern portion of Sarcoxie Township in Jefferson County in 1872. The largest town was called Jefferson until it was renamed North Lawrence in 1870.

Geography

Grant Township covers an area of 16.56 square miles (42.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Maple Grove.

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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