Milton Township, Jackson County, Ohio
|Milton Township, Jackson County, Ohio|
Restored Buckeye Furnace complex
Location of Milton Township in Jackson County
|• Total||39.5 sq mi (102.3 km2)|
|• Land||39.4 sq mi (102.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||722 ft (220 m)|
|• Density||28.4/sq mi (11.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086372|
Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Clinton Township, Vinton County: north
- Vinton Township, Vinton County: northeast
- Wilkesville Township, Vinton County: east
- Huntington Township, Gallia County: southeast corner
- Bloomfield Township: south
- Lick Township: southwest
- Coal Township: west
- Washington Township: northwest
Name and history
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, 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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