Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°42′24″N 84°24′58″W / 39.70667°N 84.41611°W / 39.70667; -84.41611Coordinates: 39°42′24″N 84°24′58″W / 39.70667°N 84.41611°W / 39.70667; -84.41611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Montgomery
 • Total 37.0 sq mi (95.8 km2)
 • Land 36.8 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,335
 • Density 170/sq mi (66/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37912[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086670[1]
Location within Montgomery County, Ohio

Jackson Township is one of the nine townships of Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 6,335.[3]


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

Two villages are located in Jackson Township: Farmersville in the south, and part of New Lebanon in the northeast.

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It is one of thirty-seven Jackson Townships statewide.[4]


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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