Clear Creek Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Clear Creek Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Clear Creek Township in Ashland County
Location of Clear Creek Township in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°56′51″N 82°21′46″W / 40.94750°N 82.36278°W / 40.94750; -82.36278Coordinates: 40°56′51″N 82°21′46″W / 40.94750°N 82.36278°W / 40.94750; -82.36278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 25.4 sq mi (65.7 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,276
 • Density 90/sq mi (34.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44874
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-15672[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085703[1]

Clear Creek Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,276 people in the township,[3] 1,492 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Clear Creek Township: Bailey Lakes in the east, and Savannah in the northeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Clear Creek Township statewide.[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.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clear Creek township, Ashland County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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