Hocking County Ohio

Ward Township

Ward Township The 2000 census found 1,937 people in the township, 1,474 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. It is the most easterly township in Hocking County.

Cemeteries: Dixon Cemetery, Carbon Hill Cemetery, Salem Cemetery, Payne Cemetery.

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kitchen Run, Middle Fork Snow Fork, Lost Run, Little Monday Creek, Sand Run.

  • Carbon Hill is an unincorporated community in central Ward Township. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the zip code of 43111. State Route 278, located on the western edge of Carbon Hill, is its main north-south street.
  • Murray City , the smallest municipality in Hocking County, is located in Ward Township.  It is located on State Route 78 which forms the main street. Murray City has a post office with the zip code of 43144.

Murray City was the birthplace of Henry Clifford "Doc" Carlson, a college men's basketball coach from the University of Pittsburgh between 1922 and 1958.

  • Buchtel is a village in Athens and Hocking counties, just northeast of Nelsonville. Buchtel is located on State Route 78 and has a post office with the zip code of 45716. A former name for the village is Bessemer.

Buchtel is locally known for a large local spring (nicknamed the "watering trough") close to State Route 78. This spring emerges from an abandoned mine shaft that has been dammed up. Many area residents get water at this spring.

 

Ward Township Civil War Veterans

Ward Township Biographies

Ward Township History

Ward Township Census

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