Buffalo Township, Noble County, Ohio
|Buffalo Township, Noble County, Ohio|
A memorial at one of the Shenandoah crash sites
Location of Buffalo Township in Noble County
|• Total||24.5 sq mi (63.4 km2)|
|• Land||24.5 sq mi (63.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||951 ft (290 m)|
|• Density||32.0/sq mi (12.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086741|
Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Valley Township, Guernsey County - north
- Richland Township, Guernsey County - northeast
- Wayne Township - northeast corner
- Seneca Township - east
- Center Township - southeast
- Noble Township - south
- Spencer Township, Guernsey County - west
No municipalities are located in Buffalo Township.
Name and history
It is the only Buffalo Township statewide.
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Noble County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.