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Goshen Township, Champaign County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Champaign
FIPS code  39-30982
Elevation  330 m
Population  3,696 (2010)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1085840
Local time  Friday 5:09 AM
Goshen Township, Champaign County, Ohio httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Weather  -6°C, Wind S at 3 km/h, 73% Humidity
Area  97.49 km² (97.41 km² Land / 5 ha Water)

Goshen Township is one of the twelve townships of Champaign County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 3,696 people living in the township, 2,052 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

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Map of Goshen Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Rush Township - north
  • Union Township, Union County - northeast
  • Pike Township, Madison County - east
  • Somerford Township, Madison County - southeast
  • Pleasant Township, Clark County - south
  • Union Township - west
  • Wayne Township - northwest corner
  • The village of Mechanicsburg is located in the center of the township.

    Name and history

    It is one of seven Goshen Townships statewide.

    Goshen Township was established about 1815 from land given by Union Township.

    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, 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

    Goshen Township, Champaign County, Ohio Wikipedia


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