Jackson Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Mahoning County
Municipalities and townships of Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°6′14″N 80°51′28″W / 41.10389°N 80.85778°W / 41.10389; -80.85778Coordinates: 41°6′14″N 80°51′28″W / 41.10389°N 80.85778°W / 41.10389; -80.85778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Land 24.0 sq mi (62.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,114
 • Density 88/sq mi (34.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37884[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086565[1]
Website www.jacksontwp.net

Jackson Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,114 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township, although the unincorporated community of North Jackson lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Jackson Township is named for Andrew Jackson.[4] It is one of thirty-seven Jackson 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jackson township, Mahoning County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Sanderson, Thomas W. (1907). Twentieth Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 209. 
  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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