Jackson Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Brown County, Ohio
Township
Community center on U.S. Route 62 at Ash Ridge
Community center on U.S. Route 62 at Ash Ridge
Location of Jackson Township in Brown County
Location of Jackson Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 38°55′18″N 83°45′24″W / 38.92167°N 83.75667°W / 38.92167; -83.75667Coordinates: 38°55′18″N 83°45′24″W / 38.92167°N 83.75667°W / 38.92167; -83.75667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 28.3 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Land 28.2 sq mi (73.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,581
 • Density 56/sq mi (21.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37688[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085798[1]

Jackson Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,581 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of thirty-seven Jackson Townships statewide.[4]

Jackson Township was established in 1823.[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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jackson township, Brown County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 655. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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