Bethel Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Bethel Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
1850s William McFadden Log House, near Sycamore Valley
1850s William McFadden Log House, near Sycamore Valley
Location of Bethel Township in Monroe County
Location of Bethel Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°37′40″N 81°14′55″W / 39.62778°N 81.24861°W / 39.62778; -81.24861Coordinates: 39°37′40″N 81°14′55″W / 39.62778°N 81.24861°W / 39.62778; -81.24861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Land 23.5 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 347
 • Density 15/sq mi (5.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-06124[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086648[1]

Bethel Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 347.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Bethel Township, although the unincorporated community of Sycamore Valley lies in the township's north.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Bethel Townships are located in Clark and Miami counties.[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): Bethel township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 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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