Center Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Center Township, Noble County, Ohio
Abandoned Young-Shaw House on State Route 246
Location of Center Township in Noble County
Location of Center Township in Noble County
Coordinates: 39°47′43″N 81°27′59″W / 39.79528°N 81.46639°W / 39.79528; -81.46639Coordinates: 39°47′43″N 81°27′59″W / 39.79528°N 81.46639°W / 39.79528; -81.46639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
 • Total 28.3 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Land 28.3 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,027
 • Density 36.3/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-12994[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086742[1]

Center Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,027 people in the township, 818 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located at the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Sarahsville, the fourth largest village in Noble County, is located in central Center Township. A small corner of Caldwell, the county seat, also extends into the far southwest of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Center Township was established in 1851.[4] It is one of nine Center Townships statewide.[5]


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.


  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. ^ Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ History of Noble County, Ohio. L. H. Watkins. 1887. p. 334. 
  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.

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