Deerfield Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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Deerfield Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
One of the township's few farms
One of the township's few farms
Location of Deerfield Township in Morgan County
Location of Deerfield Township in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°39′52″N 81°58′42″W / 39.66444°N 81.97833°W / 39.66444; -81.97833Coordinates: 39°39′52″N 81°58′42″W / 39.66444°N 81.97833°W / 39.66444; -81.97833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 33.0 sq mi (85.5 km2)
 • Land 33.0 sq mi (85.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 802
 • Density 24.3/sq mi (9.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-21182[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086686[1]

Deerfield Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 802 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Deerfield Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Deerfield Townships are located in Portage, Ross, and Warren 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.

As of 2007, the trustees are Casey Clemens, Paul Hinkle, and Terry Nelson, and the clerk is Phyllis Reed.[5]

Notable people[edit]

  • Cyrus M. Butt, Wisconsin lawyer, soldier, and state senator, was born in the township.[6]

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. ^ Morgan 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.
  5. ^ Deerfield Twp., Morgan County. Accessed 2007-07-02.
  6. ^ 'The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin 1870,' Biographical Sketch of C. M. Butt, pg. 356

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