Jackson Township, Noble County, Ohio


Jackson Township, Noble County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Jackson Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Noble County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Noble

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area_total_km2 = 83.9
area_land_km2 = 83.9
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 32.4
area_land_sq_mi = 32.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 536
population_density_km2 = 6.4
population_density_sq_mi = 16.5

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 310
elevation_ft = 1017
latd = 39 |latm = 37 |lats = 30 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 32 |longs = 16 |longEW = W

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Jackson Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 536 people in the township, 496 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39121 Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Olive Township - north
*Enoch Township - northeast corner
*Jefferson Township - northeast, south of Enoch Township
*Aurelius Township, Washington County - east
*Salem Township, Washington County - southeast corner
*Adams Township, Washington County - south
*Waterford Township, Washington County - southwest corner
*Center Township - west
*Sharon Township - northwest

It is the most southerly township in Noble County.

A part of the small village of Dexter City is located in far northeastern Jackson Township.

Name and history

It is one of thirty-seven Jackson Townships statewide.

Government

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.noblecountyohio.com County website]


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