New Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio

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New Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio
Township
Ballard Road Covered Bridge, northwest of Jamestown
Ballard Road Covered Bridge, northwest of Jamestown
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 83°48′50″W / 39.65583°N 83.81389°W / 39.65583; -83.81389Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 83°48′50″W / 39.65583°N 83.81389°W / 39.65583; -83.81389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.4 km2)
 • Land 21.3 sq mi (55.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,538
 • Density 119.4/sq mi (46.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-54810[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086170[1]

New Jasper Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,538 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in New Jasper Township, although part of the census-designated place of Shawnee Hills is located in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

New Jasper Township was established in 1853.[4]

It is the only New Jasper Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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.

Notable natives[edit]

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. ^ Greene County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 334. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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