Walnut Township, Gallia County, Ohio

Walnut Township, Gallia County, Ohio
Flagsprings Independent Community Church
Flagsprings Independent Community Church
Location of Walnut Township in Gallia County
Location of Walnut Township in Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°43′10″N 82°24′45″W / 38.71944°N 82.41250°W / 38.71944; -82.41250Coordinates: 38°43′10″N 82°24′45″W / 38.71944°N 82.41250°W / 38.71944; -82.41250
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGallia
Area
 • Total41.0 sq mi (106.3 km2)
 • Land40.9 sq mi (105.9 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation886 ft (270 m)
Population
 • Total960
 • Density24/sq mi (9.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-80584
GNIS feature ID1086146

Walnut Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 960.

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Walnut Township.

Name and history

Statewide, other Walnut Townships are located in Fairfield and Pickaway counties, plus a Walnut Creek Township in Holmes County.

Walnut Township was organized in 1819. It was named for the walnut trees prevalent in the area.

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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