Liberty Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Wood County, Ohio
Township
Main Street in Rudolph
Main Street in Rudolph
Location of Liberty Township in Wood County
Location of Liberty Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°17′48″N 83°41′3″W / 41.29667°N 83.68417°W / 41.29667; -83.68417Coordinates: 41°17′48″N 83°41′3″W / 41.29667°N 83.68417°W / 41.29667; -83.68417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 36.8 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land 36.8 sq mi (95.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,766
 • Density 48/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43400[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087187[1]

Liberty Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,766 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Portage is located in northeastern Liberty Township, and the unincorporated community of Rudolph lies in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

Liberty Township was established in 1835.[4] It is one of twenty-five Liberty Townships statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Liberty township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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