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Jackson Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

Jackson Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,114 people in the township.[3]

Jackson Township, Mahoning, Ohio
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Location of Jackson Township in Mahoning County
Location of Jackson Township in Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°6′14″N 80°51′28″W / 41.10389°N 80.85778°W / 41.10389; -80.85778Coordinates: 41°6′14″N 80°51′28″W / 41.10389°N 80.85778°W / 41.10389; -80.85778
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMahoning
Area
 • Total24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Land24.0 sq mi (62.2 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,114
 • Density88/sq mi (34.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-37884[2]
GNIS feature ID1086565[1]
Websitewww.jacksontwp.net

GeographyEdit

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

No municipalities are located in Jackson Township, although the unincorporated community of North Jackson lies at the center of the township.

Name and historyEdit

Jackson Township is named for Andrew Jackson.[4] It is one of thirty-seven Jackson Townships statewide.[5]

GovernmentEdit

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,[6] 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jackson township, Mahoning County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
  4. ^ Sanderson, Thomas W. (1907). Twentieth Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 209.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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