Adams Township, Guernsey County, Ohio

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Adams Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
Township
Samuel Harper Stone House, built 1841
Location of Adams Township in Guernsey County
Location of Adams Township in Guernsey County
Coordinates: 40°1′45″N 81°40′7″W / 40.02917°N 81.66861°W / 40.02917; -81.66861Coordinates: 40°1′45″N 81°40′7″W / 40.02917°N 81.66861°W / 40.02917; -81.66861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Area
 • Total 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,036
 • Density 81/sq mi (31.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-00282[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086177[1]

Adams Township is one of the nineteen townships of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,036.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Adams Township.

Name and history[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1827.[4] It is one of ten Adams Townships 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,[6] 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, Guernsey County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  4. ^ Sarchet, Cyrus Parkinson Beatty (1911). History of Guernsey County, Ohio, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Company. p. 281. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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