Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio

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Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
Township
Fields just east of Quaker City
Fields just east of Quaker City
Location of Millwood Township in Guernsey County
Location of Millwood Township in Guernsey County
Coordinates: 39°58′36″N 81°18′40″W / 39.97667°N 81.31111°W / 39.97667; -81.31111Coordinates: 39°58′36″N 81°18′40″W / 39.97667°N 81.31111°W / 39.97667; -81.31111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Area
 • Total 27.20 sq mi (70.46 km2)
 • Land 27.20 sq mi (70.44 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,184 ft (361 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,419
 • Density 52/sq mi (20.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-50568[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086186[1]

Millwood Township is one of the nineteen townships of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,419,[3] of whom 917 lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

One incorporated village is located in Millwood Township: Quaker City, near the township center. Salesville, in the western part of the township, is a former village which disincorporated in 2015. Leatherwood Creek flows through the township.[4]

Name and history[edit]

Millwood Township was established around 1834.[5] It is the only Millwood Township statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Millwood township, Guernsey County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1991. p. 72. ISBN 0-89933-233-1. 
  5. ^ Sarchet, Cyrus Parkinson Beatty (1911). History of Guernsey County, Ohio, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Company. p. 311. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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