Zane Township, Logan County, Ohio

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Zane Township, Logan County, Ohio
Township
Along U.S. Route 33 and State Route 287 in Zane Township, near several Honda plants
Along U.S. Route 33 and State Route 287 in Zane Township, near several Honda plants
Location of Zane Township in Ohio
Location of Zane Township in Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Coordinates: 40°16′38″N 83°34′12″W / 40.27722°N 83.57000°W / 40.27722; -83.57000Coordinates: 40°16′38″N 83°34′12″W / 40.27722°N 83.57000°W / 40.27722; -83.57000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Logan
Area
 • Total 22.0 sq mi (57.0 km2)
 • Land 22.0 sq mi (57.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 968
 • Density 44.0/sq mi (17.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-88042[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086497[1]

Zane Township is one of the seventeen townships of Logan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 968 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Zane Township, although the unincorporated community of Middleburg lies in the township's northwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Zane Township statewide.[4]

Zane Township was established in 1818. It was named for Isaac Zane, an early Ohio settler.[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, 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, Jack Graham[6] and Terri Bennett[7] were elected without opposition to the positions of township trustee and township fiscal officer respectively.

Transportation[edit]

Important highways in Zane Township include U.S. Route 33 and State Routes 287 and 559.

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. 507. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township trustee results", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.
  7. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township fiscal officer", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.

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