Adams Township, Defiance County, Ohio

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Adams Township, Defiance County, Ohio
Township
Location of Adams Township in Defiance County
Location of Adams Township in Defiance County
Coordinates: 41°22′50″N 84°17′10″W / 41.38056°N 84.28611°W / 41.38056; -84.28611Coordinates: 41°22′50″N 84°17′10″W / 41.38056°N 84.28611°W / 41.38056; -84.28611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Defiance
Area
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 999
 • Density 28.0/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-00268[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086029[1]

Adams Township is one of the twelve townships of Defiance County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 999 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Adams Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of ten Adams Townships statewide.[4]

Government[edit]

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,[5] 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.

Transportation[edit]

The most significant highway in Adams Township is U.S. Route 24, which travels from northeast to southwest in the southeastern corner of the township.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ census, Defiance County. Accessed 2007-04-21
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Archived from the original on 16 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 35. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.

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