Cass Township, Richland County, Ohio

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Cass Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Cass Township in Richland County.
Location of Cass Township in Richland County.
Coordinates: 40°57′9″N 82°36′23″W / 40.95250°N 82.60639°W / 40.95250; -82.60639Coordinates: 40°57′9″N 82°36′23″W / 40.95250°N 82.60639°W / 40.95250; -82.60639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Richland
Area
 • Total 25.8 sq mi (66.8 km2)
 • Land 25.8 sq mi (66.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,735
 • Density 67.3/sq mi (26.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-12420[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086874[1]

Cass Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 1,735 people in the township, 1,014 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Shiloh is located in northern Cass Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Cass Townships are located in Hancock and Muskingum 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.

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