Windsor Township, Morgan County, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Windsor Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
Corn harvest in the Big Bottom, east of Stockport
Corn harvest in the Big Bottom, east of Stockport
Municipalities and townships of Morgan County
Municipalities and townships of Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°33′0″N 81°46′33″W / 39.55000°N 81.77583°W / 39.55000; -81.77583Coordinates: 39°33′0″N 81°46′33″W / 39.55000°N 81.77583°W / 39.55000; -81.77583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 43.6 sq mi (113.0 km2)
 • Land 42.7 sq mi (110.5 km2)
 • Water 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,951
 • Density 45.7/sq mi (17.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-86016[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086695[1]

Windsor Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,951 people in the township, 1,411 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Stockport is located in western Windsor Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Windsor Townships are located in Ashtabula and Lawrence counties.

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.

As of 2007, the trustees are Phillip Eckert, Columbus Cheadle, and Mark Murphy, and the clerk is Kerrie Greuey.[5]

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. ^ Morgan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ Windsor Township Officials, Morgan County. Accessed 2007-07-02.

External links[edit]