Adams Township, Clinton County, Ohio


Adams Township, Clinton County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Clinton County.


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subdivision_name = United States
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subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Clinton

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area_total_km2 = 56.2
area_land_km2 = 56.2
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area_total_sq_mi = 21.7
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1901
population_density_km2 = 33.8
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timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 262
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latd = 39 |latm = 26 |lats = 23 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 55 |longs = 38 |longEW = W

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Adams Township is one of the thirteen townships of Clinton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,901 people in the township, [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39027 Clinton County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.] up from 1,592 in 1990 and 1,350 in 1980.

Geography

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Chester Township - north
*Union Township - east
*Washington Township - southeast corner
*Vernon Township - south
*Washington Township, Warren County - southwest
*Massie Township, Warren County - west

The smallest township by area in the county with 14,200 acres (57 km²), it is located in the northwest part of the county.

No municipalities are located in Adams Township.

Name and history

Named for President John Quincy Adams, it is one of ten Adams Townships statewide.

It was created by the Clinton County Commissioners in 1849 from parts of Chester, Vernon, and Union Townships.

Transportation

Major highways include Interstate 71, the 3C Highway, and State Route 380.

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

*Clinton County Historical Society. "Clinton County, Ohio, 1982". Wilmington, Ohio: The Society, 1982.
*"Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer". 6th ed. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme, 2001. ISBN 0-89933-281-1
*Ohio. Secretary of State. "The Ohio municipal and township roster, 2002-2003". Columbus, Ohio: The Secretary, 2003.

External links

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


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