ⓘ Monroe Township, Licking County, Ohio. Monroe Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5.523 p ..

                                     

ⓘ Monroe Township, Licking County, Ohio

Monroe Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5.523 people in the township, 2.083 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

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

  • Plain Township, Franklin County - southwest corner
  • St. Albans Township - southeast corner
  • Hartford Township - north
  • Trenton Township, Delaware County - northwest corner
  • Harlem Township, Delaware County - west
  • Liberty Township - east
  • Bennington Township - northeast corner
  • Jersey Township - south

The village of Johnstown is located in eastern Monroe Township.

                                     

2. 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.