Troy Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Troy Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Township
High House just north of Delaware
High House just north of Delaware
Location of Troy Township in Delaware County
Location of Troy Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°21′24″N 83°4′15″W / 40.35667°N 83.07083°W / 40.35667; -83.07083Coordinates: 40°21′24″N 83°4′15″W / 40.35667°N 83.07083°W / 40.35667; -83.07083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Land 23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,115
 • Density 91/sq mi (35.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-77560[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086060[1]

Troy Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,115,[3] down from 2,665 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the city of Delaware, the county seat of Delaware County, is located in southern Troy Township.

Name and history[edit]

Troy Township was organized in 1816.[5]

It is one of seven Troy Townships statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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 Concord Township are provided by the Delaware County EMS.[8]

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): Troy township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ Delaware County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 523. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ Delaware County EMS

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