Summit Township, Marion County, Kansas

Summit Township is a township in Marion County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 80.[1]

Summit Township
Marion County, Kansas
Location within Marion County
Summit Township
Marion County, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°7′21″N 096°58′54″W
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyMarion
Area
  Total36 sq mi (90 km2)
Dimensions
  Length6.0 mi (9.7 km)
  Width6.0 mi (9.7 km)
Elevation
1,463 ft (446 m)
Population
  Total80
  Density2.2/sq mi (0.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC−06:00 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−05:00 (CDT)
Area code620
FIPS code20-69100 [2]
GNIS feature ID477782 [3]
WebsiteCounty Website

Geography

Summit Township covers an area of 36 square miles (93.2 km2).

Communities

The township contains the following settlements:

  • Ghost town of Watchorn. It was a former oil boom community during the 1910s and 1920s. It is located at the corner of Timber Rd and 60th St.

Cemeteries

The township contains the following cemeteries:[4]

  • Summit Township Cemetery (a.k.a. United Brethren Cemetery), located in Section 23 T22S R4E. The church was closed and demolished in the 2010s.
  • Whitewater Center Cemetery (a.k.a. Stone Church Cemetery), located in Section 28 T22S R4E. The church is across the road.

Further reading

References

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