Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Franklin Township in Fulton County
Location of Franklin Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°36′53″N 84°18′45″W / 41.61472°N 84.31250°W / 41.61472; -84.31250Coordinates: 41°36′53″N 84°18′45″W / 41.61472°N 84.31250°W / 41.61472; -84.31250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 28.8 sq mi (74.6 km2)
 • Land 28.7 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 739
 • Density 25.7/sq mi (9.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28294[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086124[1]

Franklin Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 739 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Franklin Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-one Franklin Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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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