Perry Township, Richland County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Perry Township in Richland County.
Location of Perry Township in Richland County.
Coordinates: 40°35′41″N 82°35′54″W / 40.59472°N 82.59833°W / 40.59472; -82.59833Coordinates: 40°35′41″N 82°35′54″W / 40.59472°N 82.59833°W / 40.59472; -82.59833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Richland
Area
 • Total 18.0 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Land 17.9 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,312 ft (400 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,345
 • Density 75.0/sq mi (28.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62050[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086882[1]

Perry Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 1,345 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Perry 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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