Trenton Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Trenton Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Center Inn, built 1837
Center Inn, built 1837
Location of Trenton Township in Delaware County
Location of Trenton Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°14′9″N 82°48′10″W / 40.23583°N 82.80278°W / 40.23583; -82.80278Coordinates: 40°14′9″N 82°48′10″W / 40.23583°N 82.80278°W / 40.23583; -82.80278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
 • Total 26.6 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Land 26.5 sq mi (68.6 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,056 ft (322 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,190
 • Density 83/sq mi (31.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-77336[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086059[1]

Trenton Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 2,190.[3]


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

A small part of the village of Sunbury is located in western Trenton Township.

Name and history[edit]

Trenton Township was probably named after Trenton, New Jersey.[4]

It is the only Trenton Township statewide.[5]


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,[6] 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 Trenton Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[7]


  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): Trenton township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 588. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ Delaware County EMS

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