Newark Township, Licking County, Ohio
|Newark Township, Ohio|
Location in Licking County
|• Total||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Land||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||284.9/sq mi (110.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086474|
Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships and city:
- Newton Township - north
- Mary Ann Township - northeast corner
- Madison Township - east
- Newark - south
- Granville Township - west
Most of the original extent of the township has been annexed by the cities of Newark, the county seat of Licking County, and Heath, both of which have created their own paper townships; the only remaining parts are the northeastern and northwestern corners of the original township, along with several enclaves of Newark.
Name and history
It is the only Newark Township statewide.
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, 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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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Licking County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.