Adams Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Adams Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Township
Adams Township Hall
Adams Township Hall
Location of Adams Township in Coshocton County
Location of Adams Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 81°39′22″W / 40.32889°N 81.65611°W / 40.32889; -81.65611Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 81°39′22″W / 40.32889°N 81.65611°W / 40.32889; -81.65611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Land 25.6 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 790
 • Density 31/sq mi (11.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-00240[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085909[1]

Adams Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 790.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Adams Township, although the unincorporated community of Bakersville lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

The Township was organized in 1832.[4][5] It is one of ten Adams Townships statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Adams township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 454. 
  5. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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