Clark Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Clark Township, Brown County, Ohio
Township
Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, State Route 774
Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, State Route 774
Location of Clark Township in Brown County
Location of Clark Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 38°55′27″N 83°59′26″W / 38.92417°N 83.99056°W / 38.92417; -83.99056Coordinates: 38°55′27″N 83°59′26″W / 38.92417°N 83.99056°W / 38.92417; -83.99056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 29.64 sq mi (76.77 km2)
 • Land 29.63 sq mi (76.75 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,121
 • Density 105/sq mi (40.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-15224[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085793[1]

Clark Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 3,121 people in the township, 2,575 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Hamersville is located in central Clark Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Clark Townships are located in Clinton, Coshocton, and Holmes counties.

Clark Township was established in 1808.[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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clark township, Brown County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 519. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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