Bennington Township, Licking County, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bennington Township, Licking County, Ohio
Otter Fork of the Licking River
Otter Fork of the Licking River
Location in Licking County
Location in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°14′19″N 82°36′13″W / 40.23861°N 82.60361°W / 40.23861; -82.60361Coordinates: 40°14′19″N 82°36′13″W / 40.23861°N 82.60361°W / 40.23861; -82.60361
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyLicking
Area
 • Total27.14 sq mi (70.28 km2)
 • Land27.07 sq mi (70.11 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation1,129 ft (344 m)
Population
 • Total1,687
 • Density62/sq mi (24.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-05494[4]
GNIS feature ID1086452[2]
Websitebenningtontownship.org

Bennington Township is one of the 25 townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,687,[3] up from 1,265 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Located on the northern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Bennington Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Bennington Township is located in Morrow County.[5]

Government[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: County Subdivisions: Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved July 9, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Bennington township, Licking County, Ohio". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External links[edit]