Bearfield Township, Perry County, Ohio

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Bearfield Township, Perry County, Ohio
Township
Moxahala Creek valley along State Route 93
Location of Bearfield Township in Perry County
Location of Bearfield Township in Perry County
Coordinates: 39°41′22″N 82°5′2″W / 39.68944°N 82.08389°W / 39.68944; -82.08389Coordinates: 39°41′22″N 82°5′2″W / 39.68944°N 82.08389°W / 39.68944; -82.08389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Perry
Area
 • Total 27.6 sq mi (71.5 km2)
 • Land 27.4 sq mi (71.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,412
 • Density 51.5/sq mi (19.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-04584[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086778[1]

Bearfield Township is one of the fourteen townships of Perry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,412 people in the township.[3]

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Bearfield Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Bearfield 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,[4] 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. ^ Perry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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