Franklin Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Township
Wills Creek flowing out of Wills Creek Lake
Wills Creek flowing out of Wills Creek Lake
Location of Franklin Township in Coshocton County
Location of Franklin Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°11′20″N 81°52′33″W / 40.18889°N 81.87583°W / 40.18889; -81.87583Coordinates: 40°11′20″N 81°52′33″W / 40.18889°N 81.87583°W / 40.18889; -81.87583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Area
 • Total 25.1 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,229
 • Density 51/sq mi (19.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28252[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085915[1]

Franklin Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 1,229 people living in the township,[3] 882 of whom were in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Conesville is located in western Franklin Township.

Name and history[edit]

Franklin Township was organized in 1814.[4]

It is one of twenty-one Franklin Townships 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Franklin township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 491. 
  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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