German Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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German Township, Harrison County, Ohio
Township
Barn on State Route 646
Location of German Township in Harrison County
Location of German Township in Harrison County
Coordinates: 40°23′29″N 80°54′49″W / 40.39139°N 80.91361°W / 40.39139; -80.91361Coordinates: 40°23′29″N 80°54′49″W / 40.39139°N 80.91361°W / 40.39139; -80.91361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 767
 • Density 30.4/sq mi (11.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-29890[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086276[1]

German Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 767 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 German Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of five German Townships statewide.[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. ^ Harrison County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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