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Wayne Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Knox County.
Coordinates: 40°27′1″N 82°35′10″W / 40.45028°N 82.58611°W / 40.45028; -82.58611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Area
 - Total 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 - Land 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,086 ft (331 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 898
 - Density 35.6/sq mi (13.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-82194[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086414[1]

Wayne Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 898 people in the township.[3]

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Geography

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

Most of the village of Fredericktown occupies the northeastern corner of Wayne Township.

Name and history

It is one of twenty Wayne Townships statewide.

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,[4] 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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