Harlem Township, Delaware County, Ohio

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Harlem Township, Delaware County, Ohio
Harlem Township Administrative Offices Sign 1.jpg
Map of Delaware County, Ohio highlighting Harlem Township.svg
Location of Harlem Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°9′43″N82°48′12″W / 40.16194°N 82.80333°W / 40.16194; -82.80333 Coordinates: 40°9′43″N82°48′12″W / 40.16194°N 82.80333°W / 40.16194; -82.80333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area
  Total26.56 sq mi (68.80 km2)
  Land26.56 sq mi (68.78 km2)
  Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
[1]
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total3,953
  Density149/sq mi (57.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-33516 [2]
GNIS feature ID1086048 [1]
Website www.harlemtwp.com

Harlem Township is one of the eighteen townships of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported a population of 3,953 in the township. [3]

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Geography

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Harlem Township.

Name and history

Harlem Township was organized in 1810. [4]

It is the only Harlem Township statewide. [5]

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, [6] 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.

Public services

Emergency services in Harlem Township are provided by the Harlem Township Division of Fire. The department is staffed 24/7 with the capability to provide fire/rescue and ALS medical services.

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References

  1. 1 2 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Harlem township, Delaware County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 4, 2015.
  4. History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. pp.  593.
  5. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.