Bowling Green Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Bowling Green Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Former school in Bowling Green Township
Former school in Bowling Green Township
Location of Bowling Green Township in Marion County
Location of Bowling Green Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°33′7″N 83°21′55″W / 40.55194°N 83.36528°W / 40.55194; -83.36528Coordinates: 40°33′7″N 83°21′55″W / 40.55194°N 83.36528°W / 40.55194; -83.36528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 27.6 sq mi (71.6 km2)
 • Land 27.6 sq mi (71.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 569
 • Density 20.6/sq mi (7.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-07958[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086575[1]

Bowling Green Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 569 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Bowling Green Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Bowling Green Township is located in Licking County.

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[4] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

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