York Township, Morgan County, Ohio

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York Township, Morgan County, Ohio
Township
Location of York Township in Morgan County
Location of York Township in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°44′54″N 82°1′56″W / 39.74833°N 82.03222°W / 39.74833; -82.03222Coordinates: 39°44′54″N 82°1′56″W / 39.74833°N 82.03222°W / 39.74833; -82.03222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morgan
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Land 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 958
 • Density 39.1/sq mi (15.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-87066[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086696[1]

York Township is one of the fourteen townships of Morgan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 958 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

It is the most westerly township in Morgan County.

No municipalities are located in York Township, although the unincorporated community of Rose Farm lies in the township's southwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of ten York Townships statewide.[4]

The oldest settlement in Morgan County and York Township, Deavertown, celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2010. The village was originally called New Market, but the name was changed in 1827 in honor of its founder, Levi Deaver (1782-1878). Its location is 39.733,-82.033.

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. ^ 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.

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