Jackson Township, Hardin County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Jackson Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Location of Jackson Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°47′40″N 83°31′40″W / 40.79444°N 83.52778°W / 40.79444; -83.52778Coordinates: 40°47′40″N 83°31′40″W / 40.79444°N 83.52778°W / 40.79444; -83.52778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hardin
Area
 • Total 25.3 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Land 25.3 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,139
 • Density 84.5/sq mi (32.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37814[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086262[1]

Jackson Township is one of the fifteen townships of Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,139 people in the township, 513 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northerneastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Two villages are located in Jackson Township: Forest in the northeast, and Patterson in the center.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of thirty-seven Jackson 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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