Valley Township, Guernsey County, Ohio

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Valley Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Guernsey County.
Municipalities and townships of Guernsey County.
Coordinates: 39°54′53″N 81°32′47″W / 39.91472°N 81.54639°W / 39.91472; -81.54639Coordinates: 39°54′53″N 81°32′47″W / 39.91472°N 81.54639°W / 39.91472; -81.54639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Area
 • Total 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (58.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,378
 • Density 105.3/sq mi (40.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-79156[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086191[1]

Valley Township is one of the nineteen townships of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,378 people in the township, 1,939 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Pleasant City is located in central Valley Township. As well, two unincorporated communities lie in the township: Buffalo in the east, and Derwent at its center.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Valley Township is located in Scioto County.

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,[4] 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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