Empire Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas

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Empire Township
Location in Ellsworth County
Location in Ellsworth County
Coordinates: 38°39′12″N 098°02′09″W / 38.65333°N 98.03583°W / 38.65333; -98.03583Coordinates: 38°39′12″N 098°02′09″W / 38.65333°N 98.03583°W / 38.65333; -98.03583
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ellsworth
 • Total 71.81 sq mi (185.98 km2)
 • Land 66.21 sq mi (171.49 km2)
 • Water 5.59 sq mi (14.49 km2)  7.79%
Elevation 1,506 ft (459 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 174
 • Density 2.6/sq mi (1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475469

Empire Township is a township in Ellsworth County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 174.


Empire Township covers an area of 71.81 square miles (186.0 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Buckeye and Scates.

The streams of Alum Creek, Bluff Creek, Clear Creek, Sand Creek, Skunk Creek and Thompson Creek run through this township.


Empire Township contains one airport or landing strip, Kanopolis State Park Airport.


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