Jefferson Township, Crawford County, Ohio

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Jefferson Township, Crawford County, Ohio
Township
A typical view in Jefferson Township from U.S. Route 30
A typical view in Jefferson Township from U.S. Route 30
Location of Jefferson Township (red) in Crawford County, next to the city of Crestline (yellow).
Location of Jefferson Township (red) in Crawford County, next to the city of Crestline (yellow).
Coordinates: 40°47′6″N 82°48′5″W / 40.78500°N 82.80139°W / 40.78500; -82.80139Coordinates: 40°47′6″N 82°48′5″W / 40.78500°N 82.80139°W / 40.78500; -82.80139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 19.3 sq mi (50.0 km2)
 • Land 19.2 sq mi (49.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,677
 • Density 87.1/sq mi (33.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38570[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085940[1]

Jefferson Township is one of the sixteen townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,677 people in the township, 1,613 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Parts of two villages are located in Jefferson Township: Crestline in the east, and North Robinson in the west.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-four Jefferson 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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