Liberty Township, Jackson County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Jackson County, Ohio
Countryside in the township's southwest
Countryside in the township's southwest
Location of Liberty Township in Jackson County
Location of Liberty Township in Jackson County
Coordinates: 39°4′21″N 82°42′43″W / 39.07250°N 82.71194°W / 39.07250; -82.71194Coordinates: 39°4′21″N 82°42′43″W / 39.07250°N 82.71194°W / 39.07250; -82.71194
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total40.7 sq mi (105.4 km2)
 • Land40.5 sq mi (105.0 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation840 ft (256 m)
Population
 • Total1,821
 • Density44.7/sq mi (17.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-43204[2]
GNIS feature ID1086369[1]

Liberty Township is one of the twelve townships of Jackson County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, 1,821 people lived in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Some areas of southeastern Liberty Township are occupied by parts of the city of Jackson, the county seat of Jackson County.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-five Liberty 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  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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