Liberty Township, Ross County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Ross County, Ohio
Township
Interior of the Hopewell High Banks Works
Interior of the Hopewell High Banks Works
Location of Liberty Township in Ross County
Location of Liberty Township in Ross County
Coordinates: 39°16′30″N 82°51′34″W / 39.27500°N 82.85944°W / 39.27500; -82.85944Coordinates: 39°16′30″N 82°51′34″W / 39.27500°N 82.85944°W / 39.27500; -82.85944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ross
Area
 • Total 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Land 34.4 sq mi (89.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,476
 • Density 72.0/sq mi (27.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43302[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086900[1]

Liberty Township is one of the sixteen townships of Ross County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,476 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Liberty Township, although the unincorporated community of Londonderry lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-five Liberty 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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Ross County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] 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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