Meigsville Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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Meigsville Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
Morgan County Airport
Location of Meigsville Township in Morgan County
Location of Meigsville Township in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°38′1″N 81°44′47″W / 39.63361°N 81.74639°W / 39.63361; -81.74639Coordinates: 39°38′1″N 81°44′47″W / 39.63361°N 81.74639°W / 39.63361; -81.74639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 31.4 sq mi (81.2 km2)
 • Land 31.3 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 894
 • Density 28.6/sq mi (11.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-48930[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086691[1]

Meigsville Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 894 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Meigsville Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Meigsville Township 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.

As of 2007, the trustees are Kent Coyle, Darren Hann, and Terry Kidd, and the clerk is Masel Johnson.[6]

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. ^ Morgan 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.
  6. ^ Meigsville Township Officials, Morgan County. Accessed 2007-07-02.

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