Jackson Township, Van Wert County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Van Wert County
Location of Jackson Township in Van Wert County
Coordinates: 40°56′50″N 84°26′19″W / 40.94722°N 84.43861°W / 40.94722; -84.43861Coordinates: 40°56′50″N 84°26′19″W / 40.94722°N 84.43861°W / 40.94722; -84.43861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Van Wert
Area
 • Total 22.3 sq mi (57.8 km2)
 • Land 22.3 sq mi (57.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 481
 • Density 21.6/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38122[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087089[1]

Jackson Township is one of the twelve townships of Van Wert County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 481 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located within Jackson Township.

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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