Troy Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Troy Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Fox-Pope Farmhouse, built 1820
Fox-Pope Farmhouse, built 1820
Location of Troy Township in Geauga County
Location of Troy Township in Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 81°9′2″W / 41.38333°N 81.15056°W / 41.38333; -81.15056Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 81°9′2″W / 41.38333°N 81.15056°W / 41.38333; -81.15056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
 • Total 25.8 sq mi (66.7 km2)
 • Land 25.1 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,801
 • Density 112/sq mi (43.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-77574[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086162[1]

Troy Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,801,[3] up from 2,567 at the 2000 census.[4]


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

No municipalities are located in Troy Township, although the unincorporated community of Welshfield is located in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Troy Townships 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.


  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, Geauga County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  4. ^ Geauga County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 16 February 2007. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 30 April 2009.

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