Springfield Township, Clark County, Ohio

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Springfield Township, Clark County, Ohio
Township
Clark State Community College campus
Location of Springfield Township in Clark County
Location of Springfield Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 83°48′12″W / 39.89667°N 83.80333°W / 39.89667; -83.80333Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 83°48′12″W / 39.89667°N 83.80333°W / 39.89667; -83.80333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Area
 • Total 31.8 sq mi (82.3 km2)
 • Land 31.6 sq mi (81.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,043 ft (318 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,237
 • Density 387/sq mi (149.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 45501-45506
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-74119[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085860[1]
Website spfldtwp.org

Springfield Township is one of the ten townships of Clark County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 12,237.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Most of the township is occupied by the city of Springfield, the county seat of Clark County.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of eleven Springfield 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Springfield township, Clark County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  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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