Green Township, Hocking County, Ohio

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Green Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Coordinates: 39°30′42″N 82°21′9″W / 39.51167°N 82.35250°W / 39.51167; -82.35250Coordinates: 39°30′42″N 82°21′9″W / 39.51167°N 82.35250°W / 39.51167; -82.35250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hocking
Area
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Land 37.0 sq mi (95.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,585
 • Density 69.8/sq mi (26.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-31780[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086319[1]

Green Township is one of the eleven townships of Hocking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,585 people in the township, 2,280 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Parts of the city of Logan, the county seat of Hocking County, are located in western Green Township. Southeast of Logan lies the unincorporated community of Haydenville.

Name and history[edit]

Green Township was organized in 1825.[4]

It is one of sixteen Green 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.

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. ^ Hocking County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 1021. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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