York Township, Belmont County, Ohio

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York Township, Belmont County, Ohio
Township
Township hall at Steinersville
Township hall at Steinersville
Location of York Township in Belmont County
Location of York Township in Belmont County
Coordinates: 39°52′10″N 80°49′35″W / 39.86944°N 80.82639°W / 39.86944; -80.82639Coordinates: 39°52′10″N 80°49′35″W / 39.86944°N 80.82639°W / 39.86944; -80.82639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Belmont
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Land 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,538
 • Density 99/sq mi (38.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-86996[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085791[1]

York Township is one of the sixteen townships of Belmont County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,538 people in the township, 946 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:

Marshall County, West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the east.

The village of Powhatan Point is located in southeastern York Township along the Ohio River.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of ten York 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.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): York township, Belmont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 
  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.

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