Plain Township, Wayne County, Ohio

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Plain Township, Wayne County, Ohio
Township
Blachleyville Church of Christ
Blachleyville Church of Christ
Municipalities and townships of Wayne County.
Municipalities and townships of Wayne County.
Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 82°3′29″W / 40.77917°N 82.05806°W / 40.77917; -82.05806Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 82°3′29″W / 40.77917°N 82.05806°W / 40.77917; -82.05806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 41.7 sq mi (108.0 km2)
 • Land 41.7 sq mi (108.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,894
 • Density 69.4/sq mi (26.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62995[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087159[1]

Plain Township is one of the sixteen townships of Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,894 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Plain Township, although the unincorporated community of Funk lies in the southwestern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Plain Townships are located in Franklin, Stark, and Wood counties.

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,[4] 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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