North Bloomfield Township, Morrow County, Ohio

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North Bloomfield Township, Morrow County, Ohio
Township
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Location of North Bloomfield Township in Morrow County
Location of North Bloomfield Township in Morrow County
Coordinates: 40°41′1″N 82°45′22″W / 40.68361°N 82.75611°W / 40.68361; -82.75611Coordinates: 40°41′1″N 82°45′22″W / 40.68361°N 82.75611°W / 40.68361; -82.75611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Area
 • Total 29.7 sq mi (76.9 km2)
 • Land 29.7 sq mi (76.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,358 ft (414 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,866
 • Density 62.8/sq mi (24.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-56224[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086706[1]

North Bloomfield Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,866 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in North Bloomfield Township, although the unincorporated community of Blooming Grove lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

North Bloomfield Township was organized in 1817.[4] Bloomfield is a descriptive name for the wildflowers once abundant within its borders.[5] It is the only North Bloomfield 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. ^ Morrow County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ History of Morrow County and Ohio: Containing a Brief History of the State of Ohio. O.L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 217. 
  5. ^ Baughman, Abraham J.; Bartlett, Robert Franklin (1911). History of Morrow County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 367. 
  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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