Elk Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Elk Township, Noble County, Ohio
Township
St. Henry's Catholic Church at Harriettsville
Location of Elk Township in Noble County
Location of Elk Township in Noble County
Coordinates: 39°39′42″N 81°19′1″W / 39.66167°N 81.31694°W / 39.66167; -81.31694Coordinates: 39°39′42″N 81°19′1″W / 39.66167°N 81.31694°W / 39.66167; -81.31694
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyNoble
Area
 • Total29.1 sq mi (75.4 km2)
 • Land29.1 sq mi (75.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]922 ft (281 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total305
 • Density10.5/sq mi (4.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-24878[2]
GNIS feature ID1086743[1]

Elk Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 305 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 Elk Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Elk Township is located in Vinton County, although there is an Elkrun Township in Columbiana County.

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. ^ Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] 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.

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