Jackson Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Location of Jackson Township in Coshocton County
Location of Jackson Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°16′9″N 81°55′40″W / 40.26917°N 81.92778°W / 40.26917; -81.92778Coordinates: 40°16′9″N 81°55′40″W / 40.26917°N 81.92778°W / 40.26917; -81.92778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
 • Total 31.7 sq mi (82.2 km2)
 • Land 31.5 sq mi (81.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,947
 • Density 62/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37730[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085916[1]

Jackson Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,947.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township.

Name and history[edit]

Jackson Township was organized in 1828.[4] It was named for Andrew Jackson.[5]

It is one of thirty-seven Jackson Townships statewide.[6]


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,[7] 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.


  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): Bedford township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3. 
  5. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 500. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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