Mifflin Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Mifflin Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Mifflin Township in Ashland County
Location of Mifflin Township in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°46′28″N 82°22′0″W / 40.77444°N 82.36667°W / 40.77444; -82.36667Coordinates: 40°46′28″N 82°22′0″W / 40.77444°N 82.36667°W / 40.77444; -82.36667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 13.6 sq mi (35.3 km2)
 • Land 12.4 sq mi (32.0 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,309 ft (399 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,126
 • Density 91/sq mi (35.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-50050[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085708[1]
Mifflin Township has many farms and small wooded areas.

Mifflin Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,126 people in the township,[3] 989 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Mifflin is located in central Mifflin Township.

Name and history[edit]

Mifflin Township was established about 1814.[4]

Statewide, other Mifflin Townships are located in Franklin, Pike, Richland, and Wyandot counties.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Mifflin township, Ashland County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Hill, George William (1863). History of Ashland County, Ohio. Williams Bros. p. 524. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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