Jackson Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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Jackson Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Fields east of Burgoon
Fields east of Burgoon
Location of Jackson Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Location of Jackson Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 41°18′6″N 83°14′50″W / 41.30167°N 83.24722°W / 41.30167; -83.24722Coordinates: 41°18′6″N 83°14′50″W / 41.30167°N 83.24722°W / 41.30167; -83.24722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,609
 • Density 44.7/sq mi (17.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38052[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086912[1]
Website http://www.jackson-sandusky.com

Jackson Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 1,609 people lived in the township, 1,297 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

Several communities are located in Jackson Township:

Name and history[edit]

Jackson Township was organized in 1829.[4] It was named for Andrew Jackson, who was President at that time.[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. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ Everett, Homer (1882). History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies. H. Z. Williams & Bro. p. 860. 
  5. ^ Meek, Basil (1909). Twentieth Century History of Sandusky County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Whipporwill Publications. p. 321. 
  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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