Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio

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Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio
Township
The former Newberry Township School #14
The former Newberry Township School #14
Coordinates: 40°8′11″N 84°22′43″W / 40.13639°N 84.37861°W / 40.13639; -84.37861Coordinates: 40°8′11″N 84°22′43″W / 40.13639°N 84.37861°W / 40.13639; -84.37861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Miami
Area
 • Total 42.8 sq mi (110.8 km2)
 • Land 42.4 sq mi (109.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,490
 • Density 153.0/sq mi (59.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-54138[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086640[1]

Newberry Township is one of the twelve townships of Miami County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,490 people in the township, 2,897 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two incorporated villages are located in Newberry Township: part of Bradford in the west, and Covington in the southeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Newberry Township statewide.[4]

Government[edit]

Former township hall in Covington

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.

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. ^ Miami County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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