Perry Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Brown County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in central Perry Township, with Fayetteville in the middle
Countryside in central Perry Township, with Fayetteville in the middle
Location of Perry Township in Brown County
Location of Perry Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°11′21″N 83°56′7″W / 39.18917°N 83.93528°W / 39.18917; -83.93528Coordinates: 39°11′21″N 83°56′7″W / 39.18917°N 83.93528°W / 39.18917; -83.93528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 59.1 sq mi (153.0 km2)
 • Land 58.8 sq mi (152.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,735
 • Density 81/sq mi (31.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61770[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085801[1]

Perry Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 4,735 people in the township, 4,405 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The most northerly township in Brown County, it is the only part of the county to border Clinton County.

The village of Fayetteville is located in central Perry Townships, and the census-designated places of St. Martin and Lake Lorelei lie in the township's northeast and west.

Name and history[edit]

Perry Township was formed in 1815.[4]

It is one of twenty-six Perry Townships statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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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