Perry Township, Morrow County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Perry Township in Morrow County
Location of Perry Township in Morrow County
Coordinates: 40°35′21″N 82°39′10″W / 40.58917°N 82.65278°W / 40.58917; -82.65278Coordinates: 40°35′21″N 82°39′10″W / 40.58917°N 82.65278°W / 40.58917; -82.65278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Area
 • Total 20.9 sq mi (54.2 km2)
 • Land 20.9 sq mi (54.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,335 ft (407 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,970
 • Density 94.1/sq mi (36.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61980[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086707[1]

Perry Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,970 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Perry Township, although the unincorporated community of Shauck lies in the northern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-six Perry 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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