|Country United States|
FIPS code 39-77896
Elevation 238 m
Population 1,864 (2010)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1085928
Local time Sunday 9:47 PM
|Weather 13°C, Wind S at 6 km/h, 91% Humidity|
Area 24.09 km² (22.79 km² Land / 104 ha Water)
Tuscarawas Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Coshocton County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,864.
Map of Tuscarawas Township, OH 43812, USA
Located in the south central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
Most of Tuscarawas Township is now occupied by the city of Coshocton, the county seat of Coshocton County.
Name and history
Tuscarawas Township was organized in 1811.
Statewide, the only other Tuscarawas Township is located in Stark County.
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.