Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Former Ambrose Baptist Church on Road L
Former Ambrose Baptist Church on Road L
Location of Franklin Township in Fulton County
Location of Franklin Township in Fulton County
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 28.8 sq mi (74.6 km2)
 • Land 28.7 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 739
 • Density 25.7/sq mi (9.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28294[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086124[1]

Franklin Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 739 people in the township.[3]

Geography

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Franklin Township.

Name and history

It is one of twenty-one Franklin Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Fulton County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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