Middlebury Township, Knox County, Ohio

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Middlebury Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Middlebury Township in Knox County.
Location of Middlebury Township in Knox County.
Coordinates: 40°30′55″N 82°35′12″W / 40.51528°N 82.58667°W / 40.51528; -82.58667Coordinates: 40°30′55″N 82°35′12″W / 40.51528°N 82.58667°W / 40.51528; -82.58667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Area
 • Total 20.9 sq mi (54.2 km2)
 • Land 20.5 sq mi (53.2 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,138
 • Density 55.4/sq mi (21.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-49658[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086404[1]

Middlebury Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,138 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

A small part of the village of Fredericktown is located in southeastern Middlebury Township.

Name and history[edit]

Middlebury Township was established in 1823.[4] It was originally settled chiefly by Quakers from Frederick County, Maryland.[5]

It is the only Middlebury Township statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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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