Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio

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Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Township
Sunday afternoon traffic on Andora Road
Sunday afternoon traffic on Andora Road
Location of Augusta Township in Carroll County
Location of Augusta Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°41′26″N 81°2′32″W / 40.69056°N 81.04222°W / 40.69056; -81.04222Coordinates: 40°41′26″N 81°2′32″W / 40.69056°N 81.04222°W / 40.69056; -81.04222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Land 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,619
 • Density 58/sq mi (22.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44607
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-03030[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085824[1]

Augusta Township is one of the fourteen townships of Carroll County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 1,619.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

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

Ohio State Route 9 passes through the township, leading southwest 9 miles (14 km) from Augusta village to Carrollton, the county seat, and northeast 7 miles (11 km) to Hanoverton.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Augusta Township statewide.

Government[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1820 533
1830 1,081 102.8%
1840 1,234 14.2%
1850 1,297 5.1%
1860 1,071 −17.4%
1870 1,015 −5.2%
1880 1,126 10.9%
1890 1,021 −9.3%
1900 985 −3.5%
1910 866 −12.1%
1920 799 −7.7%
1930 933 16.8%
1940 985 5.6%
1950 1,169 18.7%
1960 1,246 6.6%
1970 1,281 2.8%
1980 1,394 8.8%
1990 1,369 −1.8%
2000 1,599 16.8%
2010 1,619 1.3%
[4]

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.

Education[edit]

Students attend the Minerva Local School District in the Northwestern part and Carrollton Exempted Village School District in most of the township.[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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Augusta township, Carroll County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ census data: 1820 : 1820 page 123 , 1830 : Kilbourn, John (1831). The Ohio gazetteer: or, Topographical dictionary: describing the several ... in the State of Ohio. self. p. 321.  , 1840, 1880: Howe, Henry (1907). Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Centennial Edition. The State of Ohio. p. 359.  , 1850 : 1850 page 14, 1860 : 1860 page 12 , 1870 : 1870 page 24 , 1890,1900 : Hunt, William C. (1901). Population of the United States by states and territories, counties, and inor Civil Divisions, as returned at the Twelfth Census: 1900. United States Census Printing Office. p. 306.  , 1900,1910,1920 : Austin, William Lane; Teele, Ray Palmer (1921). Fourteenth census of the United States, Volume 1. Government Printing Office. p. 561.  , 1930 : 1930 page 40 , 1940 : 1940 page 83 , 1950 : 1950 page 14 , 1960 : 1960 page 16 , 1970 : 1970[permanent dead link] page 124 , 1980 : 1980 & 1990 Census Information, at reference desk, Carroll County District Library , 1990 : 1990 , 2000 : 2000, 2010 : [1]
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. ^ PUC Ohio map of School Districts Archived February 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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