Bloomfield Township, Logan County, Ohio

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Bloomfield Township, Logan County, Ohio
Township
Bloomfield Township consists generally of flat farmland with scattered copses of trees
Bloomfield Township consists generally of flat farmland with scattered copses of trees
Location of Bloomfield Township in Ohio
Location of Bloomfield Township in Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Coordinates: 40°24′38″N 83°58′2″W / 40.41056°N 83.96722°W / 40.41056; -83.96722Coordinates: 40°24′38″N 83°58′2″W / 40.41056°N 83.96722°W / 40.41056; -83.96722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Logan
Area
 • Total 22.9 sq mi (59.3 km2)
 • Land 22.9 sq mi (59.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 419
 • Density 18.3/sq mi (7.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-07118[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086481[1]

Bloomfield Township is one of the seventeen townships of Logan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 419 people in the township, making Bloomfield the smallest township in Logan County in population.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located within Bloomfield Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Bloomfield Townships are located in Jackson and Trumbull counties.

Government[edit]

Bloomfield Township Hall

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, 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.

In the elections of November 2007, Franklin Faulder defeated two other candidates in the election for the position of township trustee,[4] while Laura Magoto was elected without opposition in the election for the position of township fiscal officer.[5]

Transportation[edit]

State Route 274 passes through the northern part of Bloomfield Township.

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. ^ Logan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 12 May 2007.
  4. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township trustee results", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.
  5. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township fiscal officer", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.

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