Stock Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Stock Township, Noble County, Ohio
Township
Doshie Road in East Union
Doshie Road in East Union
Location of Stock Township in Noble County
Location of Stock Township in Noble County
Coordinates: 39°44′43″N 81°21′58″W / 39.74528°N 81.36611°W / 39.74528; -81.36611Coordinates: 39°44′43″N 81°21′58″W / 39.74528°N 81.36611°W / 39.74528; -81.36611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
Area
 • Total 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 383
 • Density 15.5/sq mi (6.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-74728[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086752[1]

Stock Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 383 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Stock Township, although the unincorporated community of East Union lies in the township's northwest.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Stock Township is located in Harrison County.

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,[4] 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. ^ Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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