Jasper Township, Fayette County, Ohio


Jasper Township, Fayette County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Jasper Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Fayette

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area_total_km2 = 106.4
area_land_km2 = 106.2
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 41.1
area_land_sq_mi = 41.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 857
population_density_km2 = 8.1
population_density_sq_mi = 20.9

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 316
elevation_ft = 1037
latd = 39 |latm = 34 |lats = 32 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 36 |longs = 32 |longEW = W

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Jasper Township is one of the ten townships of Fayette County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 857 people in the township, 665 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39047 Fayette County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Jefferson Township - north
*Union Township - east
*Concord Township - southeast
*Richland Township, Clinton County - south
*Wilson Township, Clinton County - southwest
*Jefferson Township, Greene County - west
*Silvercreek Township, Greene County - northwest

Two villages are located in Jasper Township: Milledgeville, in the north, and part of Octa, in the northwest.

Name and history

It is the only Jasper Township 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.fayette-co-oh.com County website]


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