Stock Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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Stock Township, Ohio
Township
A decorated barn near Tappan Lake on Ohio State Route 646
A decorated barn near Tappan Lake on Ohio State Route 646
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Coordinates: 40°19′53″N 81°7′39″W / 40.33139°N 81.12750°W / 40.33139; -81.12750Coordinates: 40°19′53″N 81°7′39″W / 40.33139°N 81.12750°W / 40.33139; -81.12750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 25.8 sq mi (66.8 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 432
 • Density 17.5/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-74724[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086284[1]

Stock Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 432 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Stock Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Stock Township is located in Noble County.

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,[4] 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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