Bloom Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Bloom Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Former school north of Bloomville
Former school north of Bloomville
Location of Bloom Township in Seneca County.
Location of Bloom Township in Seneca County.
Coordinates: 41°2′46″N 83°0′46″W / 41.04611°N 83.01278°W / 41.04611; -83.01278Coordinates: 41°2′46″N 83°0′46″W / 41.04611°N 83.01278°W / 41.04611; -83.01278
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySeneca
Area
 • Total36.5 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Land36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation912 ft (278 m)
Population
 • Total1,799
 • Density49.3/sq mi (19.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-07006[2]
GNIS feature ID1086942[1]

Bloom Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,799 people in the township, 843 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Bloomville is located in central Bloom Township.

Name and history[edit]

Bloom Township was organized in 1824.[4] It was named from its scenic rustic setting.[5]

Statewide, other Bloom Townships are located in Fairfield, Morgan, Scioto, and Wood counties.

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.

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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ Lang, William (1880). History of Seneca County, from the Close of the Revolutionary War to July, 1880. Transcript Printing Company. p. 494.
  5. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. p. 124.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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