Troy Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Troy Township, Wood County, Ohio
Township
The Empire House in Stony Ridge
The Empire House in Stony Ridge
Location of Troy Township in Wood County
Location of Troy Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°28′11″N 83°28′13″W / 41.46972°N 83.47028°W / 41.46972; -83.47028Coordinates: 41°28′11″N 83°28′13″W / 41.46972°N 83.47028°W / 41.46972; -83.47028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 29.7 sq mi (77.0 km2)
 • Land 29.7 sq mi (76.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,870
 • Density 130/sq mi (50/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-77630[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087198[1]

Troy Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 3,870 people in the township, 2,858 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Luckey is located in southwestern Troy Township, and the unincorporated communities of Lemoyne and Stony Ridge lie in the township's north and northwest respectively.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Troy 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Troy township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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