Marion Township, Hocking County, Ohio

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Marion Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Coordinates: 39°37′13″N 82°26′17″W / 39.62028°N 82.43806°W / 39.62028; -82.43806Coordinates: 39°37′13″N 82°26′17″W / 39.62028°N 82.43806°W / 39.62028; -82.43806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hocking
Area
 • Total 37.4 sq mi (96.7 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,411
 • Density 64.9/sq mi (25.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47740[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086321[1]

Marion Township is one of the eleven townships of Hocking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,411 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

It is the most northerly township in Hocking County.

No municipalities are located in Marion Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twelve Marion 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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