Green Camp Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Green Camp Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Fields north of the village of Green Camp
Fields north of the village of Green Camp
Location of Green Camp Township in Marion County
Location of Green Camp Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°31′40″N 83°13′58″W / 40.52778°N 83.23278°W / 40.52778; -83.23278Coordinates: 40°31′40″N 83°13′58″W / 40.52778°N 83.23278°W / 40.52778; -83.23278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,163
 • Density 47.7/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43322
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-31962[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086579[1]

Green Camp Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,163 people in the township, 821 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Green Camp is located in eastern Green Camp Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Green Camp Township 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. ^ Marion 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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