Vernon Township, Scioto County, Ohio
|Vernon Township, Scioto County, Ohio|
Houses on Kittle Road near Ashley Corner
Location of Vernon Township in Scioto County
|• Total||35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)|
|• Land||35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||614 ft (187 m)|
|• Density||60/sq mi (23/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086938|
Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Bloom Township - north
- Decatur Township, Lawrence County - east
- Elizabeth Township, Lawrence County - southeast
- Green Township - southwest
- Porter Township - west
- Harrison Township - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Vernon Township.
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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