Congress Township, Morrow County, Ohio

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Congress Township, Morrow County, Ohio
Township
Countryside southwest of West Point
Countryside southwest of West Point
Location of Congress Township in Morrow County
Location of Congress Township in Morrow County
Coordinates: 40°36′17″N 82°45′1″W / 40.60472°N 82.75028°W / 40.60472; -82.75028Coordinates: 40°36′17″N 82°45′1″W / 40.60472°N 82.75028°W / 40.60472; -82.75028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Area
 • Total 31.7 sq mi (82.0 km2)
 • Land 31.3 sq mi (81.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,388 ft (423 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,128
 • Density 67.9/sq mi (26.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-18294[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086701[1]

Congress Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,128 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Congress Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Congress Township is located in Wayne 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,[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. ^ Morrow 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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