East Township, Carroll County, Ohio

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East Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Township
Trustees meet at this building
Trustees meet at this building
Location of East Township in Carroll County
Location of East Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°40′51″N 80°57′37″W / 40.68083°N 80.96028°W / 40.68083; -80.96028Coordinates: 40°40′51″N 80°57′37″W / 40.68083°N 80.96028°W / 40.68083; -80.96028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 23.06 sq mi (59.72 km2)
 • Land 23.04 sq mi (59.67 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 843
 • Density 37/sq mi (14.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-23226[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085827[1]

East Township is one of the fourteen townships of Carroll County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 843.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in East Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only East Township statewide.[4]

This township was originally under the name of Franklin Township, in Columbiana County. It contains three rows of sections out of the original surveyed township 14, range 4, together with six sections taken off Augusta Township by the county commissioners.[5]

Government[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1820 620
1830 1,219 96.6%
1840 995 −18.4%
1850 987 −0.8%
1860 907 −8.1%
1870 827 −8.8%
1880 868 5.0%
1890 640 −26.3%
1900 606 −5.3%
1910 572 −5.6%
1920 500 −12.6%
1930 468 −6.4%
1940 519 10.9%
1950 563 8.5%
1960 650 15.5%
1970 554 −14.8%
1980 742 33.9%
1990 734 −1.1%
2000 859 17.0%
2010 843 −1.9%
[6]

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,[7] 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.

Education[edit]

Students attend the Carrollton Exempted Village School District.[8]

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): East township, Carroll County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Eckley, H.J.; Perry, W.T. (1921). History of Carroll and Harrison Counties. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 179. 
  6. ^ census data: 1820 (as Franklin Township, Columbiana County) : 1820 page 123 , 1830 (as Franklin Township, Columbiana County) : Kilbourn, John (1831). The Ohio gazetteer: or, Topographical dictionary: describing the several ... in the State of Ohio. self. p. 321.  , 1840, 1880 : Howe, Henry (1907). Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Centennial Edition. The State of Ohio. p. 359.  , 1850 : 1850 page 14 , 1860 : 1860 page 12 , 1870 : 1870 page 24 , 1890,1900 : Hunt, William C. (1901). Population of the United States by states and territories, counties, and minor Civil Divisions, as returned at the Twelfth Census: 1900. United States Census Printing Office. p. 306.  , 1900,1910,1920 : Austin, William Lane; Teele, Ray Palmer (1921). Fourteenth census of the United States, Volume 1. Government Printing Office. p. 561.  , 1930 : 1930 page 40 , 1940 : 1940 page 83 , 1950 : 1950 page 14 , 1960 : 1960 page 16 , 1970 : 1970 page 124 , 1980 : 1980 & 1990 Census Information, at reference desk, Carroll County District Library , 1990 : 1990 , 2000 : 2000, 2010 : [1]
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ PUC Ohio map of School Districts Archived February 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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