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Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas

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Country  United States
County  Douglas
Elevation  265 m
Population  6,724 (2000)
State  Kansas
GNIS feature ID  0479530
Area  130.2 km²
Local time  Wednesday 4:25 PM
Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas
Weather  20°C, Wind S at 27 km/h, 16% Humidity

Eudora Township is a township in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,724.


Map of Eudora, KS, USA


Eudora Township covers an area of 50.28 square miles (130.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Eudora. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Day and Eudora.

The streams of Coleman Creek, Little Wakarusa Creek, Spring Creek and Wakarusa River run through this township.

Adjacent townships

  • Reno Township, Leavenworth County (north)
  • Sherman Township, Leavenworth County (northeast)
  • Lexington Township, Johnson County (east)
  • Palmyra Township, Douglas County (south)
  • Wakarusa Township, Douglas County (west)
  • Towns and settlements

    Although these towns may not be incorporated or populated, they are still placed on maps produced by the county.

  • Eudora, located at 38°56′18″N 95°5′51″W
  • Hesper, located at 38°53′55″N 95°04′29″W
  • Major highways

  • K-10
  • Airports

    Eudora Township contains one airport or landing strip, Gage Farm Airport.

    Places of interest

  • Along County Road 1057, near K-10 on the Wakarusa River was the site of Blue Jacket’s Crossing, a crossing point for the Oregon Trail. A park at 12th & Cedar in Eudora memorializes Blue Jacket.
  • Southwest of Eudora, along Winchester Road, is the Beni Israel Cemetery. A cemetery given to the Jewish community in 1858. Many of the headstones have Hebrew characters on them and the cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.
  • Southwest of Eudora is the Dorothy Akin Prairie Preserve, a scenic prairie easement maintained by the Kansas Land Trust since 1994. The area provides a scenic view, various species of wildflowers and plenty of open space.
  • References

    Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas Wikipedia

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