Manchester Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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Manchester Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
Methodist church at Reinersville
Methodist church at Reinersville
Location of Manchester Township in Morgan County
Location of Manchester Township in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°42′39″N 81°40′44″W / 39.71083°N 81.67889°W / 39.71083; -81.67889Coordinates: 39°42′39″N 81°40′44″W / 39.71083°N 81.67889°W / 39.71083; -81.67889
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 18.6 sq mi (48.1 km2)
 • Land 18.3 sq mi (47.4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 141
 • Density 7.7/sq mi (3.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47040[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086689[1]

Manchester Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 141 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Manchester Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Manchester Township is located in Adams County.

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.

As of 2007, the trustees are Steve Houston, Christopher Lewis, and Robert Post, and the clerk is Darlene Cain.[5]

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. ^ Morgan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ Manchester Twp., Morgan County. Accessed 2007-07-02.

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