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Little Walnut Township, Butler County, Kansas

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Little Walnut Township, Butler County, Kansas

Little Walnut Township

Location in Butler County

Coordinates: 37°41′40″N 096°46′16″W / 37.69444°N 96.77111°W / 37.69444; -96.77111Coordinates: 37°41′40″N 096°46′16″W / 37.69444°N 96.77111°W / 37.69444; -96.77111

Country United States
State Kansas
County Butler
 • Total 36.37 sq mi (94.19 km2)
 • Land 36.21 sq mi (93.77 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)  0.45%
Elevation 1,355 ft (413 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,002
 • Density 27.7/sq mi (10.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0474837

Little Walnut Township is a township in Butler County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,002.


Little Walnut Township covers an area of 36.37 square miles (94.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Leon. The Leon town site was laid out and surveyed in November of 1879. Its population as of 2010 was 704. According to the USGS, the Little Walnut Township contains two cemeteries: Leon and Quito.

The streams of North Branch Little Walnut River and South Branch Little Walnut River run through this township.


  • USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
  • William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (1883), Butler County, Part 12, Leon.

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