Eagle Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Eagle Township, Brown County, Ohio
Township
Eagle Township Works I Mound
Location of Eagle Township in Brown County
Location of Eagle Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 38°58′45″N 83°43′36″W / 38.97917°N 83.72667°W / 38.97917; -83.72667Coordinates: 38°58′45″N 83°43′36″W / 38.97917°N 83.72667°W / 38.97917; -83.72667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 • Land 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,344
 • Density 53/sq mi (20.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-23072[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085794[1]

Eagle Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,344 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Eagle Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Eagle Townships are located in Hancock and Vinton counties.

Eagle Township was established in 1817.[4]

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,[5] 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Eagle township, Brown County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 574. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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