Franklin Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
Farmstead on State Route 78
Farmstead on State Route 78
Location of Franklin Township in Monroe County
Location of Franklin Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°43′7″N 81°15′58″W / 39.71861°N 81.26611°W / 39.71861; -81.26611Coordinates: 39°43′7″N 81°15′58″W / 39.71861°N 81.26611°W / 39.71861; -81.26611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 23.8 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Land 23.8 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 427
 • Density 18/sq mi (6.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28357[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086650[1]

Franklin Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 427, including 81 people in the village of Stafford.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Stafford lies in southwestern Franklin Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-one Franklin Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Franklin township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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