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Jackson Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

Jackson Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 516.

Jackson Township
Map highlighting Jackson Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°34′45″N 094°44′04″W / 39.57917°N 94.73444°W / 39.57917; -94.73444Coordinates: 39°34′45″N 094°44′04″W / 39.57917°N 94.73444°W / 39.57917; -94.73444
CountryUnited States
 • Total21.99 sq mi (56.95 km2)
 • Land21.94 sq mi (56.81 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)  0.23%
Elevation925 ft (282 m)
 • Total516
 • Density23.5/sq mi (9.1/km2)
FIPS code29-35594[2]
GNIS feature ID0766340

Jackson Township was erected in 1843, and named after President Andrew Jackson.[3]


Carli Jackson Township covers an area of 21.99 square miles (57.0 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains three cemeteries: Brinton, Mount Pleasant and Yates.

Benner Lake is within this township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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