Fairfield Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Fairfield Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°32′54″N 81°22′55″W / 40.54833°N 81.38194°W / 40.54833; -81.38194Coordinates: 40°32′54″N 81°22′55″W / 40.54833°N 81.38194°W / 40.54833; -81.38194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 22.1 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Land 22.1 sq mi (57.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,487
 • Density 67.4/sq mi (26.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-26082[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087054[1]

Fairfield Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,487 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Fairfield Township, although the unincorporated community of Somerdale lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Fairfield Townships 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, 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 William Beans, Kenneth Brown, and John Dunn, and the fiscal officer is Jennifer Brown.[5]

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