Orange Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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Orange Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Township
The Sidney Municipal Airport, located in north-central Orange Township
The Sidney Municipal Airport, located in north-central Orange Township
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°13′29″N 84°10′34″W / 40.22472°N 84.17611°W / 40.22472; -84.17611Coordinates: 40°13′29″N 84°10′34″W / 40.22472°N 84.17611°W / 40.22472; -84.17611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
Area
 • Total 22.8 sq mi (59.0 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.7 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,419
 • Density 62.6/sq mi (24.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-58660[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086966[1]

Orange Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,419 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

A small portion of the city of Sidney, the county seat of Shelby County, is located in northern Orange Township, and the unincorporated community of Kirkwood lies in the township's southwest.

Name and history[edit]

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 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.

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