Troy Township, Morrow County, Ohio

Troy Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,129 people in the township.

Troy Township, Morrow County, Ohio
Race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Location of Troy Township in Morrow County
Location of Troy Township in Morrow County
Coordinates: 40°40′38″N 82°39′18″W / 40.67722°N 82.65500°W / 40.67722; -82.65500Coordinates: 40°40′38″N 82°39′18″W / 40.67722°N 82.65500°W / 40.67722; -82.65500
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMorrow
Area
 • Total14.7 sq mi (38.1 km2)
 • Land14.3 sq mi (37.1 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation1,398 ft (426 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,129
 • Density76.8/sq mi (29.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-77602[2]
GNIS feature ID1086710[1]

GeographyEdit

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Troy Township.

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is located in the township on Steam Corners Road just west of the Richland County line.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of seven Troy Townships statewide.[3]

GovernmentEdit

 
Township hall at Steam Corners

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 fiscal officer,[4] 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 fiscal officership 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. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External linksEdit