Licking Township, Muskingum County, Ohio
|• Total||25.8 sq mi (66.7 km2)|
|• Land||25.1 sq mi (64.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|Elevation||761 ft (232 m)|
|• Density||91/sq mi (35/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086724|
Located on the western edge of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Jackson Township - north
- Cass Township - northeast
- Muskingum Township - east
- Falls Township - southeast
- Hopewell Township - south
- Hopewell Township, Licking County - southwest corner
- Hanover Township, Licking County - west
- Perry Township, Licking County - northwest corner
Name and history Edit
Statewide, the only other Licking Township is located in Licking County.
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
- "Licking township, Muskingum County, Ohio - Census Bureau Profile". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 31, 2023.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
- Everhart, F.J. (1882). 1794. History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. F.J. Everhart & Co. p. 402.
- Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. pp. 274. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.