Brown Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Brown Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Location of Brown Township in Delaware County
Location of Brown Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°19′41″N 82°59′20″W / 40.32806°N 82.98889°W / 40.32806; -82.98889Coordinates: 40°19′41″N 82°59′20″W / 40.32806°N 82.98889°W / 40.32806; -82.98889
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
 • Total 25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)
 • Land 25.1 sq mi (65.1 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,297
 • Density 51.6/sq mi (19.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-09428[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086044[1]

Brown Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,297 people in the township, 1,290 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located in the northern part 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 southwestern Brown Township, and the unincorporated community of Kilbourne lies in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

Brown Township was created about 1826.[4]

It is one of eight Brown Townships statewide.[5]


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,[6] 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 Brown Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[7]


  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. ^ Delaware County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 551. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ Delaware County EMS

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