Loudon Township, Carroll County, Ohio

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Loudon Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Township
Loudon Township Community Center, formerly Kilgore Elementary School
Loudon Township Community Center, formerly Kilgore Elementary School
Location of Loudon Township in Carroll County
Location of Loudon Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°27′38″N 80°58′43″W / 40.46056°N 80.97861°W / 40.46056; -80.97861Coordinates: 40°27′38″N 80°58′43″W / 40.46056°N 80.97861°W / 40.46056; -80.97861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 25.3 sq mi (65.5 km2)
 • Land 25.3 sq mi (65.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,175 ft (358 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,009
 • Density 40/sq mi (15.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-45038[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085831[1]

Loudon Township is one of the fourteen townships of Carroll County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,009.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Loudon Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Loudon Township is located in Seneca County.

At the March, 1836 meeting of the County commissioners the entry made was : "After reading and considering the petition for the erection and alteration of several townships in different parts of the county the following is moved": "A township named Loudon was ordered to be erected from the balance of the said Rock Township and Jefferson Township."[4]

Government[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 966
1850 840 −13.0%
1860 866 3.1%
1870 831 −4.0%
1880 965 16.1%
1890 929 −3.7%
1900 909 −2.2%
1910 925 1.8%
1920 852 −7.9%
1930 864 1.4%
1940 974 12.7%
1950 962 −1.2%
1960 1,156 20.2%
1970 1,107 −4.2%
1980 976 −11.8%
1990 933 −4.4%
2000 1,032 10.6%
2010 1,009 −2.2%
[5]

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.

Education[edit]

Students attend the Carrollton Exempted Village School District in most of the township and Edison Local School District near the village of Amsterdam.[7]

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Loudon township, Carroll County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ Eckley, H.J.; Perry, W.T. (1921). History of Carroll and Harrison Counties. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 185. 
  5. ^ census data: 1840, 1880 : Howe, Henry (1907). Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Centennial Edition. The State of Ohio. p. 359.  , 1850 : 1950 page 14 , 1860 : 1860 page 13 , 1870 : 1870 page 24 , 1890,1900 : Hunt, William C. (1901). Population of the United States by states and territories, counties, and minor Civil Divisions, as returned at the Twelfth Census: 1900. United States Census Printing Office. p. 306.  , 1900,1910,1920 : Austin, William Lane; Teele, Ray Palmer (1921). Fourteenth census of the United States, Volume 1. Government Printing Office. p. 561.  , 1930 : 1930 page 40 , 1940 : 1940 page 83 , 1950 : 1950 page 14 , 1960 : 1960 page 16 , 1970 : 1970 page 124 , 1980 : 1980 & 1990 Census Information, at reference desk, Carroll County District Library , 1990 : 1990 , 2000 : 2000, 2010 : [1]
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ PUC Ohio map of School Districts Archived February 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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