Orange Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Orange Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
Location of Orange Township in Delaware County
Location of Orange Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°10′5″N 82°59′40″W / 40.16806°N 82.99444°W / 40.16806; -82.99444Coordinates: 40°10′5″N 82°59′40″W / 40.16806°N 82.99444°W / 40.16806; -82.99444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 23.2 sq mi (60.2 km2)
 • Land 21.6 sq mi (56.0 km2)
 • Water 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,269
 • Density 1,247/sq mi (481/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-58618[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086052[1]

Orange Township is a rapidly growing area and one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 26,269 people in the township. [3]

Geography[edit]

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

Several populated places are located in Orange Township:

Name and history[edit]

Organized in 1816, it is one of six Orange Townships 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 fiscal officer, 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.

Education[edit]

Children from Orange Township attend the Olentangy Local School District.

Parks[edit]

Orange Township has many parks, including an aquatic center that has a leisure pool with a kids area and a lap pool, and is planning a community center to be completed in fall 2016.

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. ^ Orange Township http://www.orangetwp.org/DocumentCenter/View/147 |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 

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