Bloom Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Bloom Township, Wood County, Ohio
Township
Township hall at Bloom Center
Township hall at Bloom Center
Location of Bloom Township in Wood County
Location of Bloom Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°12′23″N 83°36′6″W / 41.20639°N 83.60167°W / 41.20639; -83.60167Coordinates: 41°12′23″N 83°36′6″W / 41.20639°N 83.60167°W / 41.20639; -83.60167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,609
 • Density 73/sq mi (28/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-07020[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087178[1]

Bloom Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,609 people living in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Several villages are located in Bloom Township:

Name and history[edit]

Bloom Township was established in 1835.[4] Statewide, other Bloom Townships are located in Fairfield, Morgan, Scioto, and Seneca 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,[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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bloom township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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