Walnut Creek Township, Holmes County, Ohio

Walnut Creek Township, Holmes County, Ohio
This marker commemorates the first white settler in this township.
This marker commemorates the first white settler in this township.
Location of Walnut Creek Township in Holmes County
Location of Walnut Creek Township in Holmes County
Coordinates: 40°32′59″N 81°42′46″W / 40.54972°N 81.71278°W / 40.54972; -81.71278Coordinates: 40°32′59″N 81°42′46″W / 40.54972°N 81.71278°W / 40.54972; -81.71278
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHolmes
Area
 • Total27.81 sq mi (72.04 km2)
 • Land27.78 sq mi (71.96 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation1,070 ft (326 m)
Population
 • Total3,821
 • Density138/sq mi (53.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44687
Area code330
FIPS code39-80626
GNIS feature ID1086339

Walnut Creek Township is one of the fourteen townships of Holmes County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,821, up from 3,530 at the 2000 census.

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Walnut Creek Township, although the unincorporated community of Walnut Creek lies at the center of the township.

Name and history

It is the only Walnut Creek 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.


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