Perry Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°14′35″N 81°22′31″W / 40.24306°N 81.37528°W / 40.24306; -81.37528Coordinates: 40°14′35″N 81°22′31″W / 40.24306°N 81.37528°W / 40.24306; -81.37528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 25.7 sq mi (66.7 km2)
 • Land 25.7 sq mi (66.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 462
 • Density 18.0/sq mi (6.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62092[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087062[1]

Perry Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 462 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern 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, 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 Harry R. Allen, Greg Bear, and William Keeton, and the fiscal officer is Sandra Cappel.[5]

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