Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°30′44″N 81°37′50″W / 40.51222°N 81.63056°W / 40.51222; -81.63056Coordinates: 40°30′44″N 81°37′50″W / 40.51222°N 81.63056°W / 40.51222; -81.63056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land 23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,894
 • Density 166.4/sq mi (64.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44681
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-75217[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087066[1]

Sugar Creek Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,894 people in the township, 1,720 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Sugarcreek is located in western Sugar Creek Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of five Sugar Creek 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 Tyrone Hershberger, Ted Miller, and David Shutt, and the fiscal officer is Stanley Gerber.[5]

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