Dallas Township, Crawford County, Ohio

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Dallas Township, Crawford County, Ohio
Township
Fire station in Monnett
Fire station in Monnett
Location of Dallas Township in Crawford County
Location of Dallas Township in Crawford County
Coordinates: 40°43′12″N 83°3′3″W / 40.72000°N 83.05083°W / 40.72000; -83.05083Coordinates: 40°43′12″N 83°3′3″W / 40.72000°N 83.05083°W / 40.72000; -83.05083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 22.1 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Land 22.1 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 485
 • Density 22/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-19932[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085936[1]

Dallas Township is one of the sixteen townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 485.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Dallas Township.

Name and history[edit]

Dallas Township was organized in 1845. It was named for George M. Dallas, a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania.[4]

It is the only Dallas Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Dallas township, Crawford County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ History of Crawford County and Ohio. Baskin & Battey. 1881. p. 677. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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