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Bloom Township, Fairfield County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Fairfield
FIPS code  39-06950
Elevation  334 m
Local time  Sunday 2:28 AM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086074
Population  8,466 (2010)
Bloom Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Weather  -3°C, Wind E at 13 km/h, 62% Humidity
Area  96.35 km² (96.09 km² Land / 21 ha Water)
Points of interest  Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, Rock Mill Park, Slate Run Vineyard Winery, Lockville Park, Hartman No 2 Covered

Bloom Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 8,466, up from 6,374 at the 2000 census. 7,028 people lived in the unincorporated portions of the township in 2010.

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Map of Bloom Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Violet Township - north
  • Liberty Township - northeast corner
  • Greenfield Township - east
  • Hocking Township - southeast corner
  • Amanda Township - south
  • Walnut Township, Pickaway County - southwest corner
  • Madison Township, Pickaway County - west
  • Madison Township, Franklin County - northwest
  • Portions of three villages are located in Bloom Township: a part of Carroll in the northeast, and most of Lithopolis plus a small portion of Canal Winchester in the northwest.

    Name and history

    Statewide, other Bloom Townships are located in Morgan, Scioto, Seneca, and Wood counties.

    Bloom Township was established in 1805. It is the location of the Old Maid's Orchard Mound, a burial mound constructed by the Adena culture; it lies within Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, in the northern part of the township.

    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

    Bloom Township, Fairfield County, Ohio Wikipedia


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