Radnor Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Radnor Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
Samuel Cooper Farmhouse
Location of Radnor Township in Delaware County
Location of Radnor Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°22′59″N 83°9′23″W / 40.38306°N 83.15639°W / 40.38306; -83.15639Coordinates: 40°22′59″N 83°9′23″W / 40.38306°N 83.15639°W / 40.38306; -83.15639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (80.8 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,540
 • Density 49/sq mi (19.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43066
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-65312[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086055[1]
Website radnortwp.org

Radnor Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,540,[3] up from 1,335 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Radnor Township, although the unincorporated community of Radnor lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

The name Radnor is derived from Radnorshire, Wales, the native land of a first settler.[5] It is the only Radnor 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.

Public services[edit]

Emergency medical services in Radnor Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[8]

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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Radnor township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ Delaware County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 115. 
  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.
  8. ^ Delaware County EMS

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