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Rush Township
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Coordinates: 39°34′27″N 095°02′13″W / 39.57417, -95.03694Coordinates: 39°34′27″N 095°02′13″W / 39.57417, -95.03694
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
 • Total 27.64 sq mi (71.58 km2)
 • Land 26.36 sq mi (68.26 km2)
 • Water 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)  4.64%
Elevation[1] 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 871
 • Density 33/sq mi (12.8/km2)
FIPS code 29-63542[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766344

Rush Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 871.


Rush Township covers an area of 27.64 square miles (71.6 km2) and contains two incorporated settlements: Lewis and Clark Village and Rushville. It contains four cemeteries: Armstrong, Gore, Hudseph and Sugar Creek.

Lewis and Clark Lake and Mud Lake are within this township. The streams of Goose Creek, Horseshoe Slough, Little Sugar Creek and Lost Creek run through this township.


Rush Township contains one airport or landing strip, East Atchison Airport (historical).


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