Biglick Township, Hancock County, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Biglick Township, Hancock County, Ohio
Township
Scene along U.S. Route 224
Scene along U.S. Route 224
Location of Biglick Township in Hancock County.
Location of Biglick Township in Hancock County.
Coordinates: 41°2′21″N 83°29′12″W / 41.03917°N 83.48667°W / 41.03917; -83.48667Coordinates: 41°2′21″N 83°29′12″W / 41.03917°N 83.48667°W / 41.03917; -83.48667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 955
 • Density 26.5/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-06362[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086240[1]

Biglick Township is one of the seventeen townships of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 955 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Biglick Township.

Name and history[edit]

The township was named after numerous salt licks that had been present near the center of the township. It is the only Biglick Township statewide.

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.

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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Hancock County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External links[edit]