Montgomery Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Montgomery Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Fields northwest of New Bloomington
Fields northwest of New Bloomington
Location of Montgomery Township in Marion County
Location of Montgomery Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 83°21′6″W / 40.59778°N 83.35167°W / 40.59778; -83.35167Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 83°21′6″W / 40.59778°N 83.35167°W / 40.59778; -83.35167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 28.4 sq mi (73.6 km2)
 • Land 28.4 sq mi (73.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,498
 • Density 87.9/sq mi (33.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51730[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086581[1]

Montgomery Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,498 people in the township, 1,175 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Montgomery Township: LaRue in the southwest, and New Bloomington in the southeast.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Montgomery Townships are located in Ashland and Wood counties.

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.

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