Baughman Township, Wayne County, Ohio

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Baughman Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Wayne County.
Municipalities and townships of Wayne County.
Coordinates: 40°51′31″N 81°43′1″W / 40.85861°N 81.71694°W / 40.85861; -81.71694Coordinates: 40°51′31″N 81°43′1″W / 40.85861°N 81.71694°W / 40.85861; -81.71694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,699
 • Density 129.8/sq mi (50.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-04276[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087148[1]

Baughman Township is one of the sixteen townships of Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,699 people in the township, 2,873 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Parts of two municipalities are located in Baughman Township: the village of Marshallville in the north, and the city of Orrville in the west.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Baughman Township nationwide.

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.

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