|• Total||124.14 km2 (47.93 sq mi)|
|• Land||124.05 km2 (47.90 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.09 km2 (0.03 sq mi) 0.07%|
|Elevation||302 m (991 ft)|
|• Density||14.1/km2 (37/sq mi)|
|GNIS feature ID||0766239|
Tarkio Township was organized in 1845, and named after the nearby Tarkio River.
Tarkio Township covers an area of 47.9 square miles (124.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Tarkio. It contains one cemetery, Home.
The streams of Middle Tarkio Creek and West Tarkio Creek run through this township.
Tarkio Township contains one airport, Gould Peterson Municipal Airport.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Tarkio township, Atchison County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2013.
- "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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