14 January 2017

Warren County, Missouri


map of the civil and survey townships of Warren County, Missouri in 1877
Warren County, Missouri; c.1877.  Civil and survey townships

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The civil and survey townships comprising Warren County, Missouri in 1877.

An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Warren County, Missouri, compiled, drawn and published from personal examinations and surveys by Edwards Brothers, of Missouri. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Edwards Brothers, of Missouri, 1877), page 5.

This map shows both the civil townships of Warren County in 1877 - Camp Branch, Bridgeport, Elkhorn, Hickory Grove, Pinkney and Charrette - as well as the survey townships. None of the civil townships is exactly equivalent to a survey township of 36 sections.

Wikipedia is a handy online source for the distinction between a civil township and a survey township.