Moorefield Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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Moorefield Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Coordinates: 40°11′45″N 81°9′40″W / 40.19583°N 81.16111°W / 40.19583; -81.16111Coordinates: 40°11′45″N 81°9′40″W / 40.19583°N 81.16111°W / 40.19583; -81.16111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 27.5 sq mi (71.3 km2)
 • Land 26.9 sq mi (69.7 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 420
 • Density 15.6/sq mi (6.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43907
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-51940[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086279[1]

Moorefield Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 420 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Moorefield Township, although the unincorporated community of Piedmont lies in the western part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Moorefield Township is located in Clark County.

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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