Wayne Township, Jefferson County, Ohio

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Wayne Township, Jefferson County, Ohio
The former Wayne Elementary School is just west of Bloomingdale
The former Wayne Elementary School is just west of Bloomingdale
Location of Wayne Township in Jefferson County
Location of Wayne Township in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 40°20′27″N 80°49′7″W / 40.34083°N 80.81861°W / 40.34083; -80.81861Coordinates: 40°20′27″N 80°49′7″W / 40.34083°N 80.81861°W / 40.34083; -80.81861
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total38.7 sq mi (100.3 km2)
 • Land38.6 sq mi (99.9 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation1,263 ft (385 m)
Population
 • Total2,232
 • Density57.7/sq mi (22.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-82180[2]
GNIS feature ID1086389[1]

Wayne Township is one of the fourteen townships of Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,232 people in the township, 2,030 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Bloomingdale is located in central Wayne Township.

Name and history[edit]

Wayne Township was founded in 1805.[4]

It is one of twenty Wayne Townships statewide.[5]

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,[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.

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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ Doyle, Joseph Beatty (1910). 20th Century History of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company. p. 513.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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