McKean Township, Licking County, Ohio

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McKean Township, Licking County, Ohio
United Church of Christ at Highwater
Location of McKean Township in Licking County
Location of McKean Township in Licking County
Coordinates: 40°8′59″N 82°31′11″W / 40.14972°N 82.51972°W / 40.14972; -82.51972Coordinates: 40°8′59″N 82°31′11″W / 40.14972°N 82.51972°W / 40.14972; -82.51972
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyLicking
Area
 • Total25.76 sq mi (66.72 km2)
 • Land25.66 sq mi (66.46 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
Elevation1,220 ft (372 m)
Population
 • Total1,523
 • Density59/sq mi (22.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-46116[4]
GNIS feature ID1086469[2]
Websitemckeantownship.net

McKean Township is one of the 25 townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,523.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in McKean Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only McKean Township statewide.[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 16, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), McKean township, Licking County, Ohio". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  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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