Warwick Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Warwick Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°23′55″N 81°24′25″W / 40.39861°N 81.40694°W / 40.39861; -81.40694Coordinates: 40°23′55″N 81°24′25″W / 40.39861°N 81.40694°W / 40.39861; -81.40694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 21.9 sq mi (56.6 km2)
 • Land 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,746
 • Density 128.2/sq mi (49.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81060[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087069[1]

Warwick Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,746 people in the township, 1,788 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Several populated places are located in Warwick Township:

Name and history[edit]

Warwick Township was established April 1, 1819.[4] It is the only Warwick Township statewide.[5]

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 Robert Briggs, Belle Everett, and Keith Pretorius, and the fiscal officer is Susan Robson.[6]

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. ^ Tuscarawas County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Mansfield, John Brainard (1884). "The History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio". Warner, Beers. p. 672. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ Tuscarawas County, Ohio — Engineer: Joseph S. Bachman. Tuscarawas County. Accessed 2007-06-01.

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