Franklin Township, Wayne County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Wayne County, Ohio
Township
The Killbuck Swamp, east of Shreve
The Killbuck Swamp, east of Shreve
Location of Franklin Township in Wayne County
Location of Franklin Township in Wayne County
Coordinates: 40°42′45″N 81°56′7″W / 40.71250°N 81.93528°W / 40.71250; -81.93528Coordinates: 40°42′45″N 81°56′7″W / 40.71250°N 81.93528°W / 40.71250; -81.93528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,485
 • Density 96.6/sq mi (37.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28504[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087155[1]

Franklin Township is one of the sixteen townships of Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,485 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in 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. ^ Wayne County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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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