Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

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Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio
Township
Lamberson-Markley House in Canal Lewisville
Lamberson-Markley House in Canal Lewisville
Location of Tuscarawas Township in Coshocton County
Location of Tuscarawas Township in Coshocton County
Coordinates: 40°15′21″N 81°51′20″W / 40.25583°N 81.85556°W / 40.25583; -81.85556Coordinates: 40°15′21″N 81°51′20″W / 40.25583°N 81.85556°W / 40.25583; -81.85556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Coshocton
Area
 • 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[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,864
 • Density 211/sq mi (81.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-77896[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085928[1]

Tuscarawas Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,864.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Most of Tuscarawas Township is now occupied by the city of Coshocton, the county seat of Coshocton County.

Name and history[edit]

Tuscarawas Township was organized in 1811.[4]

Statewide, the only other Tuscarawas Township is located in Stark County.

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): Tuscarawas township, Coshocton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hunt, William Ellis (1876). Historical Collections of Coshocton County, Ohio. R. Clarke & Company. p. 3. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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