Jennings Township, Putnam County, Ohio

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Jennings Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Jennings Township in Putnam County
Location of Jennings Township in Putnam County
Coordinates: 40°53′21″N 84°17′17″W / 40.88917°N 84.28806°W / 40.88917; -84.28806Coordinates: 40°53′21″N 84°17′17″W / 40.88917°N 84.28806°W / 40.88917; -84.28806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Putnam
Area
 • Total 28.3 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Land 28.3 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,968
 • Density 69.5/sq mi (26.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38976[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086860[1]

Jennings Township is one of the fifteen townships of Putnam County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,968 people in the township, 1,536 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Fort Jennings is located in northwestern Jennings Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Jennings Township is located in Van Wert County.

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,[4] 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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