Greenfield Township, Gallia County, Ohio

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Greenfield Township, Gallia County, Ohio
Township
Fields along Cambria Furnace Road, near the Jackson County boundary
Fields along Cambria Furnace Road, near the Jackson County boundary
Location of Greenfield Township in Gallia County
Location of Greenfield Township in Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°49′11″N 82°31′5″W / 38.81972°N 82.51806°W / 38.81972; -82.51806Coordinates: 38°49′11″N 82°31′5″W / 38.81972°N 82.51806°W / 38.81972; -82.51806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Gallia
Area
 • Total 33.2 sq mi (86.1 km2)
 • Land 33.2 sq mi (86.0 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 495
 • Density 15/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-32074[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086137[1]

Greenfield Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 495.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

It is the most westerly township in the county.

No municipalities are located in Greenfield Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Greenfield Townships are located in Fairfield and Huron 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.

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): Greenfield township, Gallia County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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