New Market Township, Highland County, Ohio

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New Market Township, Highland County, Ohio
Township
Township community building
Location of New Market Township in Highland County
Location of New Market Township in Highland County
Coordinates: 39°9′24″N 83°40′17″W / 39.15667°N 83.67139°W / 39.15667; -83.67139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Highland
Area
 • Total 26.7 sq mi (69.3 km2)
 • Land 26.7 sq mi (69.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,941
 • Density 72.6/sq mi (28.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45133
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-55048[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086309[1]

New Market Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,941 people in the township.[3]

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in New Market Township.

Name and history

It is the only New Market Township 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.

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