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Vernon Township, Scioto County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Scioto
FIPS code  39-79828
Elevation  187 m
Population  2,129 (2010)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086938
Area  91.4 km²
Local time  Sunday 7:13 AM
Vernon Township, Scioto County, Ohio
Weather  4°C, Wind S at 3 km/h, 85% Humidity

Vernon Township is one of the sixteen townships of Scioto County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census counted 2,129 people in the township.

Contents

Map of Vernon Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Bloom Township - north
  • Decatur Township, Lawrence County - east
  • Elizabeth Township, Lawrence County - southeast
  • Green Township - southwest
  • Porter Township - west
  • Harrison Township - northwest corner
  • No municipalities are located in Vernon Township.

    Name and history

    Statewide, other Vernon Townships are located in Clinton, Crawford, and Trumbull counties.

    Vernon Township was organized in 1818. The township derives its name from Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington.

    In 1833, Vernon Township contained a blast steam furnace for melting ore, one gristmill and one saw mill, three stores, and a tanyard.

    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

    Vernon Township, Scioto County, Ohio Wikipedia


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