Thornton Township, Buffalo County, Nebraska

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Thornton Township
Map highlighting Thornton Township, Buffalo County, Nebraska.svg
Location in Buffalo County
Coordinates: 40°49′32″N099°00′42″W / 40.82556°N 99.01167°W / 40.82556; -99.01167 Coordinates: 40°49′32″N099°00′42″W / 40.82556°N 99.01167°W / 40.82556; -99.01167
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Buffalo
Area
  Total36.16 sq mi (93.65 km2)
  Land36.16 sq mi (93.65 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
2,195 ft (669 m)
Population
 (2000)
  Total181
  Density5/sq mi (1.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0838283

Thornton Township is one of twenty-six townships in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 181 at the 2000 census. A 2006 estimate placed the township's population at 178. [1] In 1883 the Buffalo County Board of Directors named the township for Samuel W. Thornton, a local politician, farmer, and Civil War soldier. [2]

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References

  1. "Subcounty population estimates: Nebraska 2000-2006". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Archived from the original (CSV) on 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2008-02-25.
  2. Bassett, Samuel Clay (1916). Buffalo County, Nebraska, and Its People: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 302.