Harrison Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Harrison Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Harrison Township in Licking County
Location of Harrison Township in Licking County
Coordinates: 39°59′32″N 82°37′12″W / 39.99222°N 82.62000°W / 39.99222; -82.62000Coordinates: 39°59′32″N 82°37′12″W / 39.99222°N 82.62000°W / 39.99222; -82.62000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area
 • Total 27.9 sq mi (72.2 km2)
 • Land 27.9 sq mi (72.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,494
 • Density 232.9/sq mi (89.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-33894[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086461[1]

Harrison Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,494 people in the township, 5,974 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

Several populated places are located in Harrison Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of nineteen Harrison 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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