Brown Township, Paulding County, Ohio

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Brown Township, Paulding County, Ohio
Township
Farm fields west of Melrose
Farm fields west of Melrose
Location of Brown Township in Paulding County
Location of Brown Township in Paulding County
Coordinates: 41°6′28″N 84°23′28″W / 41.10778°N 84.39111°W / 41.10778; -84.39111Coordinates: 41°6′28″N 84°23′28″W / 41.10778°N 84.39111°W / 41.10778; -84.39111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Paulding
Area
 • Total 37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)
 • Land 37.2 sq mi (96.3 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,244
 • Density 60.3/sq mi (23.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-09512[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086769[1]

Brown Township is one of the twelve townships of Paulding County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,244 people in the township, 1,315 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Brown Township: Melrose in the southwestern part of the township, and Oakwood in the southeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of eight Brown Townships 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 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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