Liberty Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Licking County, Ohio
Open fields just east of Johnstown
Open fields just east of Johnstown
Location of Liberty Township in Licking County
Location of Liberty Township in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°8′47″N 82°37′52″W / 40.14639°N 82.63111°W / 40.14639; -82.63111Coordinates: 40°8′47″N 82°37′52″W / 40.14639°N 82.63111°W / 40.14639; -82.63111
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyLicking
Area
 • Total26.3 sq mi (68.1 km2)
 • Land26.2 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 • Total1,797
 • Density68.5/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-43232[2]
GNIS feature ID1086466[1]

Liberty Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,797 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Liberty Township.

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. ^ Licking County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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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