Rome Township, Athens County, Ohio


Rome Township, Athens County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Rome 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 = 95.9
area_land_km2 = 95.5
area_water_km2 = 0.4
area_total_sq_mi = 37.0
area_land_sq_mi = 36.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1400
population_density_km2 = 14.7
population_density_sq_mi = 38.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 203
elevation_ft = 666
latd = 39 |latm = 18 |lats = 29 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 53 |longs = 24 |longEW = W

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Rome Township is one of the fourteen townships of Athens County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,400 people in 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 eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Bern Township - north
*Wesley Township, Washington County - northeast corner
*Decatur Township, Washington County - east
*Troy Township - southeast corner
*Carthage Township - south
*Lodi Township - southwest corner
*Canaan Township - west
*Ames Township - northwest corner

No municipalities are located in Rome Township, although two unincorporated communities lie in the township: Guysville in the south, and Stewart in the center.

Name and history

Statewide, other Rome Townships are located in Ashtabula and Lawrence Counties.

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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