Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
Location of Berlin Township in Delaware County.
Location of Berlin Township in Delaware County.
Coordinates: 40°14′7″N 82°59′2″W / 40.23528°N 82.98389°W / 40.23528; -82.98389Coordinates: 40°14′7″N 82°59′2″W / 40.23528°N 82.98389°W / 40.23528; -82.98389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 26.1 sq mi (67.6 km2)
 • Land 22.5 sq mi (58.3 km2)
 • Water 3.6 sq mi (9.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,315
 • Density 147.2/sq mi (56.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-05788[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086043[1]

Berlin Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,315 people in the township, 3,313 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

A small part of the city of Delaware, the county seat of Delaware County, is located in northwestern Berlin Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Berlin Townships are located in Erie, Holmes, Knox, and Mahoning 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.

Public services[edit]

Emergency medical services in Berlin Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[6]

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