Trimble Township, Athens County, Ohio
|Trimble Township, Athens County, Ohio|
Municipalities and townships of Athens County
|• Total||37.5 sq mi (97.0 km2)|
|• Land||37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)|
|Elevation||679 ft (207 m)|
|• Density||121/sq mi (46.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085758|
Trimble Township is one of the fourteen townships of Athens County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 4,480 people in the township, 1,818 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the far northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Monroe Township, Perry County - north
- Homer Township, Morgan County - east
- Ames Township - southeast corner
- Dover Township - south
- York Township - southwest corner
- Ward Township, Hocking County - west
- Coal Township, Perry County - northwest corner
The farthest north township in Athens County, it is the only county township to border Perry County.
Name and history
It is the only Trimble Township statewide.
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.
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