Adams Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Adams Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in southeastern Adams Township
Countryside in southeastern Adams Township
Location of Adams Township in Seneca County
Location of Adams Township in Seneca County
Coordinates: 41°12′25″N 83°1′5″W / 41.20694°N 83.01806°W / 41.20694; -83.01806Coordinates: 41°12′25″N 83°1′5″W / 41.20694°N 83.01806°W / 41.20694; -83.01806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,337
 • Density 37.1/sq mi (14.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-00324[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086940[1]

Adams Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,337 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Green Springs is located in northern Adams Township.

Name and history[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1826.[4] It was named for John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States.[5]

It is one of ten Adams Townships statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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.

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. ^ Seneca County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. p. 155. 
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, Or a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 68. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Archived from the original on 16 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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