Bloomfield Township, Jackson County, Ohio

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Bloomfield Township, Jackson County, Ohio
Keystone Furnace, built 1849
Keystone Furnace, built 1849
Location of Bloomfield Township in Jackson County
Location of Bloomfield Township in Jackson County
Coordinates: 38°59′1″N 82°30′38″W / 38.98361°N 82.51056°W / 38.98361; -82.51056Coordinates: 38°59′1″N 82°30′38″W / 38.98361°N 82.51056°W / 38.98361; -82.51056
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total38.8 sq mi (100.4 km2)
 • Land38.7 sq mi (100.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation791 ft (241 m)
Population
 • Total1,139
 • Density29.4/sq mi (11.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-07090[2]
GNIS feature ID1086363[1]

Bloomfield Township is one of the twelve townships of Jackson County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, 1,139 people lived in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Bloomfield Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Bloomfield Townships are located in Logan and Trumbull 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,[4] 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. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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