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Canaan Township is one of 16 townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2020 Census showed a population of 900 (371 housing units) with a total median household income of $61,282.


Canaan Township is situated in the northwestern part of Morrow County, Ohio. It borders the following townships:

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.


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