Richland Township, Holmes County, Ohio

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Richland Township, Holmes County, Ohio
Township
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Location of Richland Township in Holmes County
Location of Richland Township in Holmes County
Coordinates: 40°29′49″N 82°7′2″W / 40.49694°N 82.11722°W / 40.49694; -82.11722Coordinates: 40°29′49″N 82°7′2″W / 40.49694°N 82.11722°W / 40.49694; -82.11722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Holmes
Area
 • Total 37.36 sq mi (96.76 km2)
 • Land 37.27 sq mi (96.52 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,284
 • Density 34/sq mi (13.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-66712[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086336[1]

Richland Township is one of the fourteen townships of Holmes County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,284,[3] up from 1,165 at the 2000 census. In 2010, 1,012 of the population lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Glenmont is located in northern Richland Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twelve Richland 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Richland township, Holmes County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 9, 2018. 
  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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