Perry Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
The Foreaker Covered Bridge on the Little Muskingum River
Location of Perry Township in Monroe County
Location of Perry Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°39′36″N 81°4′5″W / 39.66000°N 81.06806°W / 39.66000; -81.06806Coordinates: 39°39′36″N 81°4′5″W / 39.66000°N 81.06806°W / 39.66000; -81.06806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 451
 • Density 18/sq mi (7.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61952[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086656[1]

Perry Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 451, including 86 people in the village of Antioch.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Antioch is located in central 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.

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