Alexander Township, Athens County, Ohio

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Alexander Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Athens County
Municipalities and townships of Athens County
Coordinates: 39°14′28″N 82°9′18″W / 39.24111°N 82.15500°W / 39.24111; -82.15500Coordinates: 39°14′28″N 82°9′18″W / 39.24111°N 82.15500°W / 39.24111; -82.15500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Athens
Area
 • Total 37.4 sq mi (96.8 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,811
 • Density 76/sq mi (29.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-01112[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085748[1]

Alexander Township is one of the fourteen townships of Athens County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,811 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

A small part of the village of Albany is located in southwestern Alexander Township. Alexander Township contains the unincorporated community of Pleasanton.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Alexander Township statewide.

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,[4] 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Alexander township, Athens County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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