Perry Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in eastern Perry Township, with Pemberton in the foreground
Countryside in eastern Perry Township, with Pemberton in the foreground
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 84°4′24″W / 40.28639°N 84.07333°W / 40.28639; -84.07333Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 84°4′24″W / 40.28639°N 84.07333°W / 40.28639; -84.07333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
Area
 • Total 28.1 sq mi (72.9 km2)
 • Land 28.1 sq mi (72.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,128
 • Density 40.1/sq mi (15.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62064[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086967[1]

Perry Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,128 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern 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 far western Perry Township, and the unincorporated community of Pemberton lies in the eastern 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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