Center Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Center Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
State Route 78 east of Woodsfield
State Route 78 east of Woodsfield
Location of Center Township in Monroe County
Location of Center Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°45′26″N 81°6′26″W / 39.75722°N 81.10722°W / 39.75722; -81.10722Coordinates: 39°45′26″N 81°6′26″W / 39.75722°N 81.10722°W / 39.75722; -81.10722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 41.4 sq mi (107.2 km2)
 • Land 41.3 sq mi (107.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,647
 • Density 88/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-12966[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086649[1]

Center Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,647, including 2,384 living in the village of Woodsfield.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Woodsfield, the county seat of Monroe County, is located in northern Center Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of nine Center 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Center township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2012. 
  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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