Addison Township, Gallia County, Ohio

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Addison Township, Gallia County, Ohio
Township
The Point Pleasant Rail Bridge crossing the Ohio River in the township's southeastern corner
The Point Pleasant Rail Bridge crossing the Ohio River in the township's southeastern corner
Location of Addison Township in Gallia County
Location of Addison Township in Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°53′37″N 82°10′14″W / 38.89361°N 82.17056°W / 38.89361; -82.17056Coordinates: 38°53′37″N 82°10′14″W / 38.89361°N 82.17056°W / 38.89361; -82.17056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Gallia
Area
 • Total 27.6 sq mi (71.4 km2)
 • Land 26.8 sq mi (69.5 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,197
 • Density 82/sq mi (31.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45631
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-00422[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086132[1]

Addison Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,197,[3] down from 2,366 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern part of the county, it is bordered by the following townships:

Mason County, West Virginia, lies across the Ohio River to the east.

It is located upstream of four of Gallia County's five other Ohio River townships.

No municipalities are located in Addison Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Addison Township statewide.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Addison township, Gallia County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ Gallia County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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