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Jefferson Township, Knox County, Ohio

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Jefferson Township, Knox County, Ohio
Township
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Location of Jefferson Township in Knox County.
Location of Jefferson Township in Knox County.

Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 82°14′0″W / 40.51500°N 82.23333°W / 40.51500; -82.23333Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 82°14′0″W / 40.51500°N 82.23333°W / 40.51500; -82.23333{{#coordinates:40|30|54|N|82|14|0|W|type:city(604)_region:US-OH |primary |name=

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Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Area
 • Total 32.9 sq mi (85.1 km2)
 • Land 32.8 sq mi (85.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 604
 • Density 18.4/sq mi (7.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-38668[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086402[1]

Jefferson Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 604 people in the township.[3]

Geography

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Jefferson Township.

Name and history

Jefferson Township was organized in 1829.[4] It is named for Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.[5]

It is one of twenty-four Jefferson Townships statewide.[6]

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 fiscal officer,[7] 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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