Columbia Township, Meigs County, Ohio

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Columbia Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Meigs County
Municipalities and townships of Meigs County
Coordinates: 39°9′11″N 82°14′38″W / 39.15306°N 82.24389°W / 39.15306; -82.24389Coordinates: 39°9′11″N 82°14′38″W / 39.15306°N 82.24389°W / 39.15306; -82.24389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Meigs
Area
 • Total 37.6 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land 37.6 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,018
 • Density 27.1/sq mi (10.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16924[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086610[1]
The intersection of State Routes 32 and 689 is located in western Columbia Township

Columbia Township is one of the twelve townships of Meigs County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,018 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Columbia Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Columbia Townships are located in Hamilton and Lorain 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.

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