Mason Township, Lawrence County, Ohio

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Mason Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 82°25′22″W / 38.62111°N 82.42278°W / 38.62111; -82.42278Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 82°25′22″W / 38.62111°N 82.42278°W / 38.62111; -82.42278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 39.6 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Land 39.2 sq mi (101.5 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,095
 • Density 28.0/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-48174[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086444[1]

Mason Township is one of the fourteen townships of Lawrence County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,095 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Mason Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Mason 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.

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