Columbia Township, Meigs County, Ohio

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Columbia Township, Meigs County, Ohio
Township
Fields on Run Road
Fields on Run Road
Location of Columbia Township in Meigs County
Location of Columbia Township in Meigs County
Coordinates: 39°9′11″N 82°14′38″W / 39.15306°N 82.24389°W / 39.15306; -82.24389Coordinates: 39°9′11″N 82°14′38″W / 39.15306°N 82.24389°W / 39.15306; -82.24389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Meigs
Area
 • Total 37.6 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land 37.6 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,018
 • Density 27.1/sq mi (10.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16924[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086610[1]

Columbia Township is one of the twelve townships of Meigs County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,018 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Columbia Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Columbia Townships are located in Hamilton and Lorain 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.

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. ^ Meigs County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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