• Hay Creek Township is a civil township in Burleigh County, North Dakota. The township encompasses 24.2 square miles on the north side of Bismarck.
  • The population is estimated to be 4500 (2021). An individual township is a square tract of land with sides of 6 miles each, and containing 36 sections of land, each section is 1 mile square and contains 640 acres.
  • The Hay Creek township is part of the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan area. There are 1,317 Townships which are functioning, but not necessarily active, government entities in North Dakota.
  • Townships are local democratic governments established by law. Townships serve the public by overseeing roads, providing tax assessments, land use planning (zoning), and representation for township citizen’s issues and concerns.