Adams Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Adams Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
Bank barn on Altitude-Miller Hill Road
Bank barn on Altitude-Miller Hill Road
Location of Adams Township in Monroe County
Location of Adams Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°46′6″N 80°59′12″W / 39.76833°N 80.98667°W / 39.76833; -80.98667Coordinates: 39°46′6″N 80°59′12″W / 39.76833°N 80.98667°W / 39.76833; -80.98667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Land 22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 625
 • Density 28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-00296[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086646[1]

Adams Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. The population was 625 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Adams Township, although the unincorporated community of Cameron lies in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

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

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,[5] 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Adams township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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