Jackson Township, Union County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Union County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Coordinates: 40°29′16″N 83°20′7″W / 40.48778°N 83.33528°W / 40.48778; -83.33528Coordinates: 40°29′16″N 83°20′7″W / 40.48778°N 83.33528°W / 40.48778; -83.33528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Union
Area
 • Total 28.0 sq mi (72.6 km2)
 • Land 28.0 sq mi (72.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 914
 • Density 32.6/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38108[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087077[1]

Jackson Township is one of the fourteen townships of Union County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 914 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township.

Name and history[edit]

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

Jackson Township was organized in 1829.[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. ^ Union County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ A.S. Mowry, C.E., Atlas of Union County, Ohio, Harris, Sutton & Hare, Philadelphia, 1877, Pg. 19.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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