Sandy Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
|Sandy Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio|
Location of Sandy Township in Tuscarawas County
|• Total||24.2 sq mi (62.6 km2)|
|• Land||24.2 sq mi (62.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,138 ft (347 m)|
|• Density||138.8/sq mi (53.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087065|
Sandy Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,354 people in the township, 2,513 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Pike Township, Stark County - north
- Sandy Township, Stark County - northeast corner
- Rose Township, Carroll County - east
- Warren Township - southeast
- Fairfield Township - south
- Lawrence Township - west
Name and history
Statewide, the only other Sandy Township is located in Stark County.
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, 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. The current trustees are Willard G Himes , Mike Spillman, and Angelo Pirolozzi, and the fiscal officer is Stacey Spillman.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Tuscarawas County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- Township Trustees and Clerks, Tuscarawas County, 2008-03-31. Accessed 2009-04-20.