Wayne Township, Knox County, Ohio
|Wayne Township, Knox County Ohio|
Farmstead south of Fredericktown
Location of Wayne Township in Knox County.
|• Total||25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)|
|• Land||25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,086 ft (331 m)|
|• Density||35.6/sq mi (13.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086414|
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Middlebury Township - north
- Berlin Township - northeast corner
- Morris Township - east
- Clinton Township - southeast corner
- Liberty Township - south
- South Bloomfield Township, Morrow County - southwest corner
- Chester Township, Morrow County - west
- Franklin Township, Morrow County - northwest corner
Most of the village of Fredericktown occupies the northeastern corner of Wayne 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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