Jersey Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Jersey Township, Licking County, Ohio
Township
Location of Jersey Township in Licking County
Location of Jersey Township in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°5′8″N 82°42′59″W / 40.08556°N 82.71639°W / 40.08556; -82.71639Coordinates: 40°5′8″N 82°42′59″W / 40.08556°N 82.71639°W / 40.08556; -82.71639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area
 • Total 26.8 sq mi (69.4 km2)
 • Land 26.8 sq mi (69.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,841
 • Density 106.1/sq mi (41.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-39102[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086465[1]

Jersey Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,841 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the western edge of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

Part of the village of New Albany is located in western Jersey Township.[4]

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Jersey Township statewide.[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.

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