Canaan Township, Morrow County, Ohio facts for kids
|Canaan Township, Morrow County, Ohio|
Methodist church at Denmark
Location of Canaan Township in Morrow County
|• 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)|
|• Density||32.7/sq mi (12.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086698|
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.
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