Enoch Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Enoch Township, Noble County, Ohio
Township
Immaculate Conception Church at Fulda
Location of Enoch Township in Noble County
Location of Enoch Township in Noble County
Coordinates: 39°42′17″N 81°26′1″W / 39.70472°N 81.43361°W / 39.70472; -81.43361Coordinates: 39°42′17″N 81°26′1″W / 39.70472°N 81.43361°W / 39.70472; -81.43361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
Area
 • Total 26.4 sq mi (68.3 km2)
 • Land 26.4 sq mi (68.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 413
 • Density 15.7/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-25438[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086744[1]

Enoch Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 413 people in the township, 409 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

A tiny portion of the small village of Dexter City is located in far southwestern Enoch Township.

Name and history[edit]

Enoch Township has the name of Elisha Enochs, an early settler and local officeholder.[4] It is the only Enoch Township statewide.[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,[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.

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. ^ History of Noble County, Ohio. L. H. Watkins. 1887. p. 562. 
  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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