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Berlin Township, Knox County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Knox
FIPS code  39-05844
Elevation  350 m
Population  1,789 (2000)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086391
Local time  Saturday 2:41 PM
Berlin Township, Knox County, Ohio
Weather  1°C, Wind E at 6 km/h, 46% Humidity
Area  49.73 km² (47.66 km² Land / 207 ha Water)

Berlin Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Knox County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,789 people in the township.

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Map of Berlin Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Jefferson Township, Richland County - north
  • Worthington Township, Richland County - northeast corner
  • Pike Township - east
  • Morris Township - south
  • Wayne Township - southwest corner
  • Middlebury Township - west
  • No municipalities are located in Berlin Township.

    Name and history

    Berlin Township was established in 1822. It was named after Berlin, Connecticut, the hometown of many of its early settlers.

    Statewide, other Berlin Townships are located in Delaware, Erie, Holmes, and Mahoning 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 fiscal officer, 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.

    References

    Berlin Township, Knox County, Ohio Wikipedia


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