Green Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Green Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Green Township in Ashland County
Location of Green Township in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°39′44″N 82°17′8″W / 40.66222°N 82.28556°W / 40.66222; -82.28556Coordinates: 40°39′44″N 82°17′8″W / 40.66222°N 82.28556°W / 40.66222; -82.28556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 37.6 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land 37.3 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,951
 • Density 106/sq mi (41.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-31682[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085704[1]
Website www.greentwp.us

Green Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,951.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Green Township: part of Loudonville in the southeast, and Perrysville in the southwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of sixteen Green 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Green township, Ashland County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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