Oxford Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Oxford Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°16′27″N 81°35′43″W / 40.27417°N 81.59528°W / 40.27417; -81.59528Coordinates: 40°16′27″N 81°35′43″W / 40.27417°N 81.59528°W / 40.27417; -81.59528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,133
 • Density 208.4/sq mi (80.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-59304[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087061[1]

Oxford Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,133 people in the township, 1,125 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Newcomerstown is located in northern Oxford Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of six Oxford 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, 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. The current trustees are Milford Addy, Ed Patrick, and Larry Stein, and the fiscal officer is Gary Chaney.[5]

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