Five Creeks, Clay County

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Title

Five Creeks, Clay County

Subject

Five Creeks, Clay County – The Town-less Township
Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Description

By definition, a township is a geographic division of six square miles that acts as a subdivision of a county. A township does not actually have to include a town to qualify as a township. Thus Five Creeks, located in Clay County, Kansas, is known to locals today, as it has been since its founding in 1871, as a town-less township

Creator

Wood

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2011

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf, 247 kB

Geolocation

Citation

Wood, “Five Creeks, Clay County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed August 14, 2018, https://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/49.