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Green Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Ashland
FIPS code  39-31682
Elevation  291 m
Local time  Thursday 6:58 PM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1085704
Population  3,951 (2010)
Green Township, Ashland County, Ohio
Weather  9°C, Wind N at 18 km/h, 40% Humidity
Area  97.38 km² (96.61 km² Land / 104 ha Water)

Green Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,951.

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Map of Green Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Vermillion Township - north
  • Mohican Township - northeast corner
  • Lake Township - east
  • Washington Township, Holmes County - southeast
  • Hanover Township - south
  • Worthington Township, Richland County - southwest corner
  • Monroe Township, Richland County - west
  • Mifflin Township - northwest corner
  • Two villages are located in Green Township: part of Loudonville in the southeast, and Perrysville in the southwest.

    Name and history

    Green Township began as a part of Richland County in 1806. The name first appears in maps and records in the 1820s following settlement of the township about 1818. It was separated to become a part of Ashland County upon its formation in 1846. It is one of sixteen Green Townships statewide.

    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

    Green Township, Ashland County, Ohio Wikipedia


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