Morgan Township, Gallia County, Ohio

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Morgan Township, Gallia County, Ohio
Township
Farm east of Vinton
Farm east of Vinton
Location of Morgan Township in Gallia County
Location of Morgan Township in Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°57′45″N 82°16′3″W / 38.96250°N 82.26750°W / 38.96250; -82.26750Coordinates: 38°57′45″N 82°16′3″W / 38.96250°N 82.26750°W / 38.96250; -82.26750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Gallia
Area
 • Total 31.0 sq mi (80.3 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,404
 • Density 45/sq mi (17.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-52094[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086141[1]

Morgan Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,404.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Morgan Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of six Morgan Townships 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.

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): Morgan township, Gallia County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  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.

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