Brown Township, Franklin County, Ohio

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Brown Township, Franklin County, Ohio
Township
Township hall
Township hall
Location of Brown Township in Franklin County.
Location of Brown Township in Franklin County.
Coordinates: 40°0′11″N 83°13′40″W / 40.00306°N 83.22778°W / 40.00306; -83.22778Coordinates: 40°0′11″N 83°13′40″W / 40.00306°N 83.22778°W / 40.00306; -83.22778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 21.7 sq mi (56 km2)
 • Land 21.4 sq mi (55 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[2] 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,293
 • Density 110/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-09442[3]
GNIS feature ID 1086099[2]

Brown Township is one of the 17 townships of Franklin County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census lists 2,293 people, 2,249 of whom reside in unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county, Brown borders the following townships:

A small part of the city of Hilliard is located in northeastern Brown Township, and part of the census-designated place of Lake Darby lies in the township's southwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of eight Brown Townships statewide.[5]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a board of trustees whose three members are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two board members are elected in the year after the presidential election, and one is elected in the year before the election. There is also a fiscal officer elected[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.

Education[edit]

All areas of Brown Township are situated within the boundaries of the Hilliard City School District.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for County Subdivisions". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Population and Household Counts for Governmental Units: 2010, 2000, 1990" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. August 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ "Facts & Figures" (Archive). Hilliard City School District. Retrieved on June 14, 2014.

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