Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio
Township
Agricultural fields in the township's southeast
Agricultural fields in the township's southeast
Location of Perry Township in Fayette County
Location of Perry Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°24′30″N 83°26′26″W / 39.40833°N 83.44056°W / 39.40833; -83.44056Coordinates: 39°24′30″N 83°26′26″W / 39.40833°N 83.44056°W / 39.40833; -83.44056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 28.7 sq mi (74.3 km2)
 • Land 28.7 sq mi (74.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,007 ft (307 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,041
 • Density 36/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61826[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086093[1]

Perry Township is one of the ten townships of Fayette County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,041,[3] up from 945 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Perry Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-six Perry 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 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Perry township, Fayette County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2016. 
  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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