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Cambridge Township, Guernsey County, Ohio

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Country  United States
Elevation  863 ft (263 m)
ZIP codes  43725, 43750
Local time  Tuesday 2:15 AM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Area code(s)  740
Population  14,570 (2010)
Cambridge Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
Weather  12°C, Wind S at 18 km/h, 87% Humidity
Points of interest  Dickens Victorian Village, Scott's 10th St Antique Mall and, Guernsey County Historical, Georgetown Vineyards

Cambridge Township is one of the nineteen townships of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 14,570, of whom 3,935 lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.

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Map of Cambridge Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Liberty Township - north
  • Jefferson Township - northeast
  • Center Township - east
  • Jackson Township - south
  • Westland Township - southwest
  • Adams Township - west
  • Knox Township - northwest
  • The city of Cambridge, the county seat of Guernsey County, is located in central Cambridge Township.

    Name and history

    Cambridge Township was established in 1810. It is the only Cambridge Township statewide.

    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

    Cambridge Township, Guernsey County, Ohio Wikipedia


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