Kaw Township

Issues concerning Downtown as described by the Downtown Council. River to 31st Street, I-35 to Bruce R. Watkins.
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Kaw Township

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Where is this and why do so many of my location aware apps think that's where I am when I'm downtown.

Also, how do we get rid of it?

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Kaw Township is a subdivision of Jackson County dating back to 1827.
You're literally inside is when you're downtown.

What are the apps? Need to identify the common data source that uses this name.

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Thanks. I dont care about the history of kaw township...it's dumb to be a named location in 2017.

Google maps seems to be the culprit.

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Kaw+T ... 94.5830789

click on "send feedback" in the bottom right and send a note to them. I just did.

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This also happens in the suburbs

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Yeah reported to Google maps. Do the same #killkawtownship

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Lost township beer festival in Raytown this weekend.
http://kcbeerscouts.com/events/event/fe ... ship-2017/

Townships are part of our history.

Raytown was known as the “Lost Township” for about 20 years. When Jackson County had been surveyed in 1826, a surveyor had said this land with tough prairie grass and no trees was “no good” and not worth measuring. However, the farmers disagreed with him
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http://raytownchamber.com/history/
Quocunque Jeceris Stabit

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