Union Township, Logan County, Ohio

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Union Township, Logan County, Ohio
Township
Hills and farmland cover most of Union Township
Hills and farmland cover most of Union Township
Location of Union Township in Ohio
Location of Union Township in Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Coordinates: 40°18′6″N 83°49′26″W / 40.30167°N 83.82389°W / 40.30167; -83.82389Coordinates: 40°18′6″N 83°49′26″W / 40.30167°N 83.82389°W / 40.30167; -83.82389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Logan
Area
 • Total 23.0 sq mi (59.7 km2)
 • Land 23.0 sq mi (59.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 787
 • Density 34.3/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-78414[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086495[1]

Union Township is one of the seventeen townships of Logan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 787 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Union Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-seven Union Townships statewide.[4]

Union Township was formed in 1820.[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.

In the elections of November 2007, Steve Yoder[7] and Sonya King[8] were elected without opposition to the positions of township trustee and township fiscal officer respectively.

Transportation[edit]

State Route 508 passes through Union Township.

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. ^ Logan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 12 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 453. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township trustee results", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.
  8. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township fiscal officer", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.

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