Gorham Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Gorham Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Gorham Township in Fulton County
Location of Gorham Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°40′27″N 84°19′7″W / 41.67417°N 84.31861°W / 41.67417; -84.31861Coordinates: 41°40′27″N 84°19′7″W / 41.67417°N 84.31861°W / 41.67417; -84.31861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 43.5 sq mi (112.8 km2)
 • Land 43.4 sq mi (112.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,372
 • Density 54.6/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-30940[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086127[1]

Gorham Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,372 people in the township, 1,032 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Fayette is located in central Gorham Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Gorham 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.

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