York Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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York Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Municipalities and townships of Tuscarawas County.
Coordinates: 40°26′46″N 81°30′37″W / 40.44611°N 81.51028°W / 40.44611; -81.51028Coordinates: 40°26′46″N 81°30′37″W / 40.44611°N 81.51028°W / 40.44611; -81.51028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Area
 • Total 23.7 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 • Land 23.6 sq mi (61.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,292
 • Density 54.7/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-87094[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087072[1]

York Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,292 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located at the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in York Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of ten York Townships statewide.[4]

York Township was organized in 1828. The township was named after York, Pennsylvania.[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 Al Ballentine, David Simmons, and Ron Stein, and the fiscal officer is Carol Beitzel.[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. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 505. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Tuscarawas County, Ohio — Engineer: Joseph S. Bachman. Tuscarawas County. Accessed 2007-06-01.

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