Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
|Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio|
Lamberson-Markley House in Canal Lewisville
Location of Tuscarawas Township in Coshocton County
|• Total||9.3 sq mi (24.0 km2)|
|• Land||8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)|
|Elevation||781 ft (238 m)|
|• Density||211/sq mi (81.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085928|
Located in the south central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Keene Township - north
- White Eyes Township - northeast corner
- Lafayette Township - east
- Franklin Township - south
- Jackson Township - west
Name and history
Tuscarawas Township was organized in 1811.
Statewide, the only other Tuscarawas Township is located in Stark County.
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Tuscarawas township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.