Butler Township, Knox County, Ohio

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Butler Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Butler Township in Knox County.
Location of Butler Township in Knox County.
Coordinates: 40°21′33″N 82°13′54″W / 40.35917°N 82.23167°W / 40.35917; -82.23167Coordinates: 40°21′33″N 82°13′54″W / 40.35917°N 82.23167°W / 40.35917; -82.23167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 798
 • Density 32.7/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-10590[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086393[1]

Butler Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 798 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Butler Township.

Name and history[edit]

Butler Township was organized in 1825.[4]

It is one of six Butler Townships statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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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