Eden Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Eden Township, Ohio
Location in Licking County
Location in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°12′38″N 82°19′5″W / 40.21056°N 82.31806°W / 40.21056; -82.31806Coordinates: 40°12′38″N 82°19′5″W / 40.21056°N 82.31806°W / 40.21056; -82.31806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
 • Land 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,007 ft (307 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,243
 • Density 58.0/sq mi (22.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-24332[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086455[1]

Eden Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,243 people in the township.[3]


Located on the northern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Eden Township.

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Statewide, other Eden Townships are located in Seneca and Wyandot counties.


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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