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Olathe Township, Johnson County, Kansas

Olathe Township is one of seven townships in Johnson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 137,324. It contains the city of Olathe, Kansas (for which it is named) and 0.53 Square Miles of De Soto, Kansas & Lexington Township, Kansas

Olathe Township
Location in Johnson County
Location in Johnson County
Coordinates: 38°53′33″N 94°53′24″W / 38.8925°N 94.8900°W / 38.8925; -94.8900Coordinates: 38°53′33″N 94°53′24″W / 38.8925°N 94.8900°W / 38.8925; -94.8900
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyJohnson
Area
 • Total76.42 sq mi (197.9 km2)
 • Land70.22 sq mi (181.9 km2)
 • Water6.20 sq mi (16.1 km2)
Elevation
780 ft (240 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total137,324
 • Estimate 
(2011)
134,901
 • Density1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zoneCentral
ZIP codes
66018, 66051, 66061, 66062
GNS feature ID479196

Contents

Adjacent TownshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

  • Olathe Memorial Cemetery
  • Asa Smith Cemetery

Emergency ServicesEdit

PoliceEdit

  • Johnson County Sheriff
  • Olathe Police

FireEdit

  • Olathe Fire Department

Medical (EMS)Edit

  • Johnson County Med-Act

TransportationEdit

HighwaysEdit

RailEdit

Major RoadsEdit

  • Santa Fe Street (formerly known as   K-150)
  • Quviria Road
  • Metcalf Avenue
  • Parker Street
  • Mur-Len/Strang Line Road
  • Lackman Road
  • Blackbob Road
  • Cedar Creek Parkway
  • College Parkway

Lakes, Streams & PondsEdit

  • Lake Olathe
  • Mill Creek
  • Little Mill Creek

ParksEdit

  • Ernie Miller Nature Park

Notable LocationsEdit

School districtsEdit

  • Gardner School District 231
  • De Soto Unified School District 232
  • Olathe Unified School District 233
  • Blue Valley School District

External linksEdit

  • "Township of Olathe". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-04.