Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
Former Stratford Methodist Episcopal Church
Location of Delaware Township in Delaware County
Location of Delaware Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°17′49″N 83°4′20″W / 40.29694°N 83.07222°W / 40.29694; -83.07222Coordinates: 40°17′49″N 83°4′20″W / 40.29694°N 83.07222°W / 40.29694; -83.07222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 10.9 sq mi (28.2 km2)
 • Land 10.8 sq mi (28.0 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,152
 • Density 199/sq mi (76.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43015
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-21448[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086046[1]
Website www.delawaretownshipohio.org

Delaware Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population at the 2010 census was 2,152.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Most of Delaware Township is occupied by the city of Delaware, the county seat of Delaware County.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Delaware Townships are located in Defiance and Hancock 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.

Public services[edit]

Emergency medical services in Delaware Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[5]

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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Delaware township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ Delaware County EMS

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