Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio


Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Tuscarawas Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Coshocton County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Coshocton

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area_total_km2 = 25.1
area_land_km2 = 24.0
area_water_km2 = 1.1
area_total_sq_mi = 9.7
area_land_sq_mi = 9.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.4

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1798
population_density_km2 = 74.8
population_density_sq_mi = 193.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 238
elevation_ft = 781
latd = 40 |latm = 15 |lats = 21 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 51 |longs = 20 |longEW = W

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Tuscarawas Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,798 people in the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39031 Coshocton County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the south central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Keene Township - north
*White Eyes Township - northeast corner
*Lafayette Township - east
*Franklin Township - south
*Jackson Township - west

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

Name and history

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

Government

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.co.coshocton.oh.us County website]


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