Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
Township hall
Township hall
Location of Berlin Township in Delaware County
Location of Berlin Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°14′7″N 82°59′2″W / 40.23528°N 82.98389°W / 40.23528; -82.98389Coordinates: 40°14′7″N 82°59′2″W / 40.23528°N 82.98389°W / 40.23528; -82.98389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 25.4 sq mi (65.8 km2)
 • Land 22.4 sq mi (57.9 km2)
 • Water 3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,498
 • Density 291/sq mi (112.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-05788[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086043[1]
Website www.berlintwp.us

Berlin Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population at the 2010 census was 6,498,[3] up from 3,315 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

A small part of the city of Delaware, the county seat of Delaware County, is located in northwestern Berlin Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Berlin Townships are located in Erie, Holmes, Knox, and Mahoning counties.[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.

Public services[edit]

Emergency medical services in Berlin Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[7]

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): Berlin township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ Delaware County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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.
  7. ^ Delaware County EMS

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