Rumley Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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Rumley Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County
Coordinates: 40°22′46″N 81°0′37″W / 40.37944°N 81.01028°W / 40.37944; -81.01028Coordinates: 40°22′46″N 81°0′37″W / 40.37944°N 81.01028°W / 40.37944; -81.01028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Land 23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,207 ft (368 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,575
 • Density 67.5/sq mi (26.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-68994[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086282[1]

Rumley Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,575 people in the township, 791 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Jewett is located in southern Rumley Township, and the unincorporated community of New Rumley lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Rumley Township 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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