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Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio

Salt Creek Township is one of the eleven townships of Hocking County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,210.[3]

Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio
Salt Creek Valley Community Church
Salt Creek Valley Community Church
Location of Salt Creek Township in Hocking County
Location of Salt Creek Township in Hocking County
Coordinates: 39°26′1″N 82°41′40″W / 39.43361°N 82.69444°W / 39.43361; -82.69444Coordinates: 39°26′1″N 82°41′40″W / 39.43361°N 82.69444°W / 39.43361; -82.69444
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHocking
Area
 • Total42.11 sq mi (109.07 km2)
 • Land41.95 sq mi (108.64 km2)
 • Water0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
Elevation1,056 ft (322 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,210
 • Density29/sq mi (11.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-70142[2]
GNIS feature ID1086323[1]

GeographyEdit

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

It is the most southerly township in Hocking County.

No municipalities are located in Salt Creek Township.

Name and historyEdit

Salt Creek Township was named from the creek and associated salt production there.[4]

It is one of five Salt Creek 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Salt Creek township, Hocking County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  4. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 28.
  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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