Union Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,455 people in the township, 1,208 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
Two incorporated villages are located in Union Township: Danville in the northwest, and Gann (Brinkhaven) in the northeast.
Name and history 
It is one of twenty-seven Union Townships 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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