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Kanwaka Township, Douglas County, Kansas

Kanwaka Township
Township
Kanwaka Hall, once the Congregational Church
Kanwaka Hall, once the Congregational Church

Location in Douglas County

Coordinates: 38°58′00″N 095°24′31″W / 38.96667°N 95.40861°W / 38.96667; -95.40861Coordinates: 38°58′00″N 095°24′31″W / 38.96667°N 95.40861°W / 38.96667; -95.40861

Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 46.99 sq mi (121.71 km2)
 • Land 43.85 sq mi (113.57 km2)
 • Water 3.14 sq mi (8.14 km2)  6.69%
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,317
 • Density 30/sq mi (11.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0479103

Kanwaka Township is a township in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,317. The name is a portmanteau of the Kansas River and Wakarusa River.

Geography

Kanwaka Township covers an area of 46.99 square miles (121.7 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

The streams of Coon Creek, Deer Creek and Dry Creek run through this township.

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

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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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