Goshen Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
|Goshen Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio|
Holmes United Methodist Church
Location of Goshen Township in Tuscarawas County
|• Total||27.1 sq mi (70.3 km2)|
|• Land||26.7 sq mi (69.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)|
|Elevation||955 ft (291 m)|
|• Density||197.6/sq mi (76.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087056|
Goshen Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,285 people in the township, 4,225 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the east central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Fairfield Township - north
- Warren Township - northeast
- Union Township - east
- Mill Township - southeast
- Warwick Township - south
- York Township - southwest
- Dover Township - northwest
Several municipalities are located in Goshen Township:
- The city of New Philadelphia, the county seat of Tuscarawas County, in the center and northwest
- Part of the village of Barnhill, in the southeast
- Part of the village of Midvale, in the southeast
- Part of the village of Roswell, in the west
Name and history
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, 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. The current trustees are Glenn Carlisle, Joe Ginnetti, and Bill Miller, and the fiscal officer is John Hurst.
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- File:Goshen Township Hall sign.JPG
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