Franklin Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Licking County, Ohio
Township
Location of Franklin Township in Licking County
Location of Franklin Township in Licking County
Coordinates: 39°59′46″N 82°19′52″W / 39.99611°N 82.33111°W / 39.99611; -82.33111Coordinates: 39°59′46″N 82°19′52″W / 39.99611°N 82.33111°W / 39.99611; -82.33111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area
 • Total 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,782
 • Density 72.4/sq mi (28.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28336[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086458[1]

Franklin Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,782 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

A small part of the city of Heath occupies the northwestern corner of 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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