Bloom Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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Bloom Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Morgan County
Municipalities and townships of Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°43′53″N 81°53′12″W / 39.73139°N 81.88667°W / 39.73139; -81.88667Coordinates: 39°43′53″N 81°53′12″W / 39.73139°N 81.88667°W / 39.73139; -81.88667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.3 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,015
 • Density 40.3/sq mi (15.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-06964[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086683[1]

Bloom Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,015 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Bloom Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Bloom Townships are located in Fairfield, Scioto, Seneca, and Wood counties.

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.

As of 2007, the trustees are Michael Gibeaut, Stanley Hopkins, and Carl Work, and the clerk is Trudy Massey.[5]

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. ^ Morgan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ Bloom Township Officials, Morgan County. Accessed 2007-07-02.

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