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Canaan Township, Morrow County, Ohio
Methodist church at Denmark
Methodist church at Denmark
Location of Canaan Township in Morrow County
Location of Canaan Township in Morrow County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Area
 • Total 27.5 sq mi (71.1 km2)
 • Land 27.5 sq mi (71.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 963
 • Density 35.0/sq mi (13.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-11248
GNIS feature ID 1086698

Canaan Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 963 people in the township.

Geography

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

  • Tully Township, Marion County - north
  • Washington Township - northeast
  • Gilead Township - southeast
  • Cardington Township - south
  • Richland Township, Marion County - southwest corner
  • Claridon Township, Marion County - west
  • Scott Township, Marion County - northwest corner

No municipalities are located in Canaan Township.

Name and history

Canaan Township was organized in 1817. The name alludes to the biblical Canaan. Statewide, other Canaan Townships are located in Athens, Madison, and Wayne counties.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Municipio de Canaan (condado de Morrow, Ohio) para niños

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