Scott Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Scott Township, Brown County, Ohio
Along White Oak Creek in central Scott Township
Along White Oak Creek in central Scott Township
Location of Scott Township in Brown County
Location of Scott Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 38°56′57″N 83°55′2″W / 38.94917°N 83.91722°W / 38.94917; -83.91722Coordinates: 38°56′57″N 83°55′2″W / 38.94917°N 83.91722°W / 38.94917; -83.91722
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyBrown
Area
 • Total21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Land21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,294
 • Density61/sq mi (23.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-71066[2]
GNIS feature ID1085804[1]

Scott Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,294 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Scott Township.

Name and history[edit]

Scott Township was established in 1828.[4]

Statewide, other Scott Townships are located in Adams, Marion, and Sandusky 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,[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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Scott township, Brown County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
  4. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns, Churches, Schools, Etc. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 629.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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