Union Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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Union Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
Distant view of the Adams Covered Bridge
Distant view of the Adams Covered Bridge
Location of Union Township in Morgan County
Location of Union Township in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°35′36″N 81°58′26″W / 39.59333°N 81.97389°W / 39.59333; -81.97389Coordinates: 39°35′36″N 81°58′26″W / 39.59333°N 81.97389°W / 39.59333; -81.97389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 36.7 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 607
 • Density 16.6/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-78484[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086694[1]

Union Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 607 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Union Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-seven Union Townships statewide.[4]

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.

As of 2009, the trustees are Steve Campbell, Christopher Nichols, and Timothy Thompson, and the clerk is Marilyn Homer.[6]

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Morgan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. ^ Union Township Officials, Morgan County. Accessed 2009-09-04.

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