Dover Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Dover Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Dover Township in Fulton County
Location of Dover Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°36′44″N 84°11′16″W / 41.61222°N 84.18778°W / 41.61222; -84.18778Coordinates: 41°36′44″N 84°11′16″W / 41.61222°N 84.18778°W / 41.61222; -84.18778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 21.5 sq mi (55.6 km2)
 • Land 21.5 sq mi (55.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,468
 • Density 68.4/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-22442[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086123[1]

Dover Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,468 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

It is one of only two townships in the county without a border on another county.

No municipalities are located in Dover Township, although the unincorporated community of Tedrow lies in the township's southwest.

Fulton County Airport, KUSE, is located in the eastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Dover Townships are located in Athens, Tuscarawas, and Union 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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