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Brady Township, Williams County, Ohio

Brady Township is one of the twelve townships of Williams County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,822 people in the township, 1,032 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Brady Township, Williams County, Ohio
A covered bridge in the township
A covered bridge in the township
Location of Brady Township in Williams County
Location of Brady Township in Williams County
Coordinates: 41°34′11″N 84°25′19″W / 41.56972°N 84.42194°W / 41.56972; -84.42194Coordinates: 41°34′11″N 84°25′19″W / 41.56972°N 84.42194°W / 41.56972; -84.42194
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWilliams
Area
 • Total28.6 sq mi (74.2 km2)
 • Land28.6 sq mi (74.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation768 ft (234 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,822
 • Density98.5/sq mi (38.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-08140[2]
GNIS feature ID1087165[1]

GeographyEdit

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of West Unity is located in central Brady Township.

Name and historyEdit

Brady Township bears the name of one Captain Brady, a pioneer settler.[4] It is the only Brady Township statewide. The first settlement at Brady Township was made in 1834.[4]

GovernmentEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Williams County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ a b "West Unity planning for sesqu-centennial". The Bryan Times. Mar 26, 1961. p. 16. Retrieved 2 November 2015.

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