Bucks Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Bucks Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°24′47″N 81°40′29″W / 40.41306°N 81.67472°W / 40.41306; -81.67472Coordinates: 40°24′47″N 81°40′29″W / 40.41306°N 81.67472°W / 40.41306; -81.67472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,191 ft (363 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,601
 • Density 70.7/sq mi (27.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43804
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-09988[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087051[1]

Bucks Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,601 people in the township, 972 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Baltic is located in the northwestern corner of Bucks Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Bucks Township statewide.

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, 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. The current trustees are Terry Mizer, Douglas Ott, and Gene Stein, and the fiscal officer is Amy Mizer.[4]

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