Monroe Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Monroe Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Monroe Township in Coshocton County
Location of Monroe Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°25′37″N 82°2′11″W / 40.42694°N 82.03639°W / 40.42694; -82.03639Coordinates: 40°25′37″N 82°2′11″W / 40.42694°N 82.03639°W / 40.42694; -82.03639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Area
 • Total 26.1 sq mi (67.7 km2)
 • Land 26.1 sq mi (67.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,243 ft (379 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 525
 • Density 20/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51352[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085922[1]

Monroe Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 525.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Monroe Township, but it does contain the unincorporated communities of New Princeton and Spring Mountain.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-two Monroe Townships statewide.[4][5]

Monroe Township was settled chiefly by emigrants from Pennsylvania and Virginia. Monroe Township was organized in 1824.[6][7]

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,[8] 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): Monroe township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Result, GNIS. Accessed 2008-02-02.
  6. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. p. 560. 
  7. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3. 
  8. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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