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Mohican Township, Ashland County, Ohio
—  Township  —
Location of Mohican Township in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°47′32″N 82°11′3″W / 40.79222, -82.18417Coordinates: 40°47′32″N 82°11′3″W / 40.79222, -82.18417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 30.1 sq mi (77.9 km2)
 • Land 30.0 sq mi (77.8 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,033
 • Density 68/sq mi (26.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51086[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085710[1]

Mohican Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,033 people in the township,[3] 1,471 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[]

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

  • Perry Township - north
  • Chester Township, Wayne County - northeast corner
  • Plain Township, Wayne County - east
  • Clinton Township, Wayne County - southeast corner
  • Lake Township - south
  • Green Township - southwest corner
  • Vermillion Township - west
  • Montgomery Township - northwest corner

The village of Jeromesville is located in northwestern Mohican Township.

Name and history[]

Mohican Township was established in 1812. The Mahicans and other Indian tribes once lived within its borders.[4]

It is the only Mohican 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.

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