Sharon Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Sharon Township, Noble County, Ohio
Township
The Parrish Covered Bridge on Rich Valley Road
The Parrish Covered Bridge on Rich Valley Road
Location of Sharon Township in Noble County
Location of Sharon Township in Noble County
Coordinates: 39°42′14″N 81°35′14″W / 39.70389°N 81.58722°W / 39.70389; -81.58722Coordinates: 39°42′14″N 81°35′14″W / 39.70389°N 81.58722°W / 39.70389; -81.58722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
Area
 • Total 27.4 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 • Land 27.3 sq mi (70.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 353
 • Density 12.9/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-71826[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086751[1]

Sharon Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 353 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Sharon Township.

Name and history[edit]

Sharon Township derives its name from Sharon, Connecticut.[4] Statewide, other Sharon Townships are located in Franklin, Medina, and Richland counties.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 125. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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