Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
Preparing to board the Sistersville Ferry at Fly
Preparing to board the Sistersville Ferry at Fly
Location of Jackson Township in Monroe County
Location of Jackson Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°36′37″N 81°0′11″W / 39.61028°N 81.00306°W / 39.61028; -81.00306Coordinates: 39°36′37″N 81°0′11″W / 39.61028°N 81.00306°W / 39.61028; -81.00306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 20.1 sq mi (52.2 km2)
 • Land 19.9 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,175 ft (358 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 477
 • Density 24/sq mi (9.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-37898[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086652[1]

Jackson Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 477.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the far southern part of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:

West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the southeast: Wetzel County farther north, and Tyler County farther south.

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of thirty-seven Jackson 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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Jackson 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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