Troy Township, Athens County, Ohio


Troy Township, Athens County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Troy Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Athens County.


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

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area_total_km2 = 95.3
area_land_km2 = 93.9
area_water_km2 = 1.4
area_total_sq_mi = 36.8
area_land_sq_mi = 36.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.5

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2712
population_density_km2 = 28.9
population_density_sq_mi = 74.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 234
elevation_ft = 768
latd = 39 |latm = 13 |lats = 22 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 47 |longs = 13 |longEW = W

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Troy Township is one of the fourteen townships of Athens County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,712 people in the township, 2,184 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39009 Athens County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the southeastern corner of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:
*Decatur Township, Washington County - north
*Belpre Township, Washington County - northeast
*Olive Township, Meigs County - south
*Orange Township, Meigs County - southwest corner
*Carthage Township - west
*Rome Township - northwest

Wood County, West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the southeast.

The village of Coolville is located in central Troy Township, and the unincorporated community of Hockingport lies along the Ohio River shoreline.

Name and history

It is one of seven Troy Townships statewide.

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.athenscountygovernment.com County website]


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