Bethlehem Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Bethlehem Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Bethlehem Township in Coshocton County
Location of Bethlehem Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°19′54″N 81°56′47″W / 40.33167°N 81.94639°W / 40.33167; -81.94639Coordinates: 40°19′54″N 81°56′47″W / 40.33167°N 81.94639°W / 40.33167; -81.94639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Area
 • Total 25.1 sq mi (65.1 km2)
 • Land 25.1 sq mi (65.0 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,123
 • Density 45/sq mi (17.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-06152[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085911[1]

Bethlehem Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,123.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Bethlehem Township.

Name and history[edit]

Bethlehem Township was organized in 1826.[4][5]

Statewide, the only other Bethlehem Township is located in Stark County.[6]

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,[7] 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): Bethlehem township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 470. 
  5. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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