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Clinton Township
—  Township  —
Location in Douglas County
Coordinates: 38°54′00″N 095°24′31″W / 38.9°N 95.40861°W / 38.9; -95.40861
Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Area
 - Total 40.63 sq mi (105.22 km2)
 - Land 30.71 sq mi (79.54 km2)
 - Water 9.92 sq mi (25.68 km2)  24.41%
Elevation 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 531
 - Density 17.3/sq mi (6.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0479495

Clinton Township is a township in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 531.

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Geography

Clinton Township covers an area of 40.63 square miles (105.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Clinton.

The stream of Elk Creek runs 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.

Places of Interest

  • The Clinton Lake Museum, outside of Clinton near Bloomington Beach, features photographs and histories of small towns that used to be in the area. It also has an exhibit on the Underground Railroad.
  • Saunder’s Mound, in the Clinton Lake Overlook Park, was once a popular gathering spot for the former town of Sigil and was used for picnics and fireworks.

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