Blue Creek Township, Paulding County, Ohio

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Blue Creek Township, Paulding County, Ohio
Township
Fields in the northern part of the township
Fields in the northern part of the township
Location of Blue Creek Township in Paulding County
Location of Blue Creek Township in Paulding County
Coordinates: 41°1′18″N 84°37′12″W / 41.02167°N 84.62000°W / 41.02167; -84.62000Coordinates: 41°1′18″N 84°37′12″W / 41.02167°N 84.62000°W / 41.02167; -84.62000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Paulding
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 804
 • Density 22.2/sq mi (8.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-07370[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086768[1]

Blue Creek Township is one of the twelve townships of Paulding County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 804 people in the township, 506 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Blue Creek Township: Haviland in the eastern part of the township, and part of Scott in the southeastern part of the township along the border with Van Wert County.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Blue Creek Township statewide.[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. ^ Paulding County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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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