Salt Rock Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Salt Rock Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Fields south of Morral
Fields south of Morral
Location of Salt Rock Township in Marion County
Location of Salt Rock Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°41′11″N 83°13′30″W / 40.68639°N 83.22500°W / 40.68639; -83.22500Coordinates: 40°41′11″N 83°13′30″W / 40.68639°N 83.22500°W / 40.68639; -83.22500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Land 24.5 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 699
 • Density 28.5/sq mi (11.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-70240[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086585[1]

Salt Rock Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 699 people in the township, 311 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Morral is located in northeastern Salt Rock Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Salt Rock Township 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.

Notable residents[edit]

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