Montgomery Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Montgomery Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Montgomery Township (red) adjacent to the city of Ashland (yellow) in Ashland County
Location of Montgomery Township (red) adjacent to the city of Ashland (yellow) in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°51′32″N 82°16′28″W / 40.85889°N 82.27444°W / 40.85889; -82.27444Coordinates: 40°51′32″N 82°16′28″W / 40.85889°N 82.27444°W / 40.85889; -82.27444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
Area
 • Total 27.7 sq mi (71.7 km2)
 • Land 27.5 sq mi (71.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,700
 • Density 98/sq mi (37.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51688[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085711[1]

Montgomery Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,700.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

The city of Ashland, the county seat of Ashland County, is located adjacent to the western border of Montgomery Township.

Name and history[edit]

Montgomery Township was organized in 1816.[4][5]

Statewide, other Montgomery Townships are located in Marion and Wood 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,[6] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Montgomery township, Ashland County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Ashland County, Ohio, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 125. 
  5. ^ Hill, George William (1863). History of Ashland County, Ohio. Williams Bros. p. 167. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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