New Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio

New Jasper Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,568.[3]

New Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio
Location of New Jasper Township in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 83°48′50″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGreene
Area
  Total21.6 sq mi (56.0 km2)
  Land21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
  Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total2,568
  Density120/sq mi (46.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-54810[2]
GNIS feature ID1086170[1]
Websitewww.newjaspertownship.com

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in New Jasper Township, although part of the census-designated place of Shawnee Hills is located in the township's east.

Name and history

New Jasper Township was established in 1853.[4]

It is the only New Jasper Township statewide.[5]

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,[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.

Notable people

References

  1. "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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): New Jasper township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  4. Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 334.
  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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