Howard Township, Knox County, Ohio

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Howard Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Howard Township in Knox County.
Location of Howard Township in Knox County.
Coordinates: 40°25′50″N 82°19′47″W / 40.43056°N 82.32972°W / 40.43056; -82.32972Coordinates: 40°25′50″N 82°19′47″W / 40.43056°N 82.32972°W / 40.43056; -82.32972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Area
 • Total 23.4 sq mi (60.7 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,319
 • Density 190.8/sq mi (73.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43028
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-36526[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086400[1]

Howard Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,319 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Howard Township, although the unincorporated community of Howard lies in the southern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Howard Township was organized in 1825.[4][5]

It is the only Howard Township statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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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