Amanda Township, Allen County, Ohio

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Amanda Township, Allen County, Ohio
Township
Location of Amanda Township, Allen County, Ohio
Location of Amanda Township, Allen County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°44′11″N 84°16′19″W / 40.73639°N 84.27194°W / 40.73639; -84.27194Coordinates: 40°44′11″N 84°16′19″W / 40.73639°N 84.27194°W / 40.73639; -84.27194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Allen
Area
 • Total 34.4 sq mi (89.1 km2)
 • Land 33.3 sq mi (86.3 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,071
 • Density 62/sq mi (24.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-01602[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085689[1]

Amanda Township is one of the twelve townships of Allen County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,071.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Amanda Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Amanda Townships are located in Fairfield and Hancock counties.[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.

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): Amanda township, Allen County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  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.

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