Clearcreek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio

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Clearcreek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Township
Tarlton Cross Mound
Location of Clearcreek Township in Fairfield County
Location of Clearcreek Township in Fairfield County
Coordinates: 39°37′4″N 82°47′37″W / 39.61778°N 82.79361°W / 39.61778; -82.79361Coordinates: 39°37′4″N 82°47′37″W / 39.61778°N 82.79361°W / 39.61778; -82.79361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,057
 • Density 112/sq mi (43.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-15686[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086075[1]

Clearcreek Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 4,057,[3] up from 3,411 at the 2000 census. 3,497 people lived in the unincorporated portions of the township in 2010.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Stoutsville is located in western Clearcreek Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Clearcreek Township is located in Warren County.

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 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Clearcreek township, Fairfield County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Remainder of Clearcreek township, Clearcreek township, Fairfield County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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