Lebanon Township, Meigs County, Ohio

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Lebanon Township, Meigs County, Ohio
Township
Marker at the site of the Battle of Buffington Island
Marker at the site of the Battle of Buffington Island
Municipalities and townships of Meigs County
Municipalities and townships of Meigs County
Coordinates: 39°0′35″N 81°48′27″W / 39.00972°N 81.80750°W / 39.00972; -81.80750Coordinates: 39°0′35″N 81°48′27″W / 39.00972°N 81.80750°W / 39.00972; -81.80750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Meigs
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,029
 • Density 28.8/sq mi (11.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-42336[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086611[1]

Lebanon Township is one of the twelve townships of Meigs County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,029 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern part of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:

Jackson County, West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the east.

It is the second farthest upstream of Meigs County's Ohio River townships.

No municipalities are located in Lebanon Township, although the unincorporated community of Portland is located on the township's eastern shoreline.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Lebanon Township 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.

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. ^ Meigs 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. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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