Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio


Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Perry Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Lake County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Lake

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area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 392.4
area_land_km2 = 60.5
area_water_km2 = 331.9
area_total_sq_mi = 151.5
area_land_sq_mi = 23.4
area_water_sq_mi = 128.1

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 8240
population_density_km2 = 136.2
population_density_sq_mi = 352.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 212
elevation_ft = 696
latd = 41 |latm = 45 |lats = 27 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 8 |longs = 58 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44081
area_code = 440
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blank_info = 39-61896GR|2
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Perry Township is one of the five townships of Lake County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 8,240 people in the township, 6,220 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39085 Lake County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the northeastern part of the county along Lake Erie, it borders the following townships:
*Madison Township - east
*LeRoy Township - south
*Concord Township - southwest corner
*Painesville Township - west

Two villages are located in Perry Township: Perry in the center, and most of North Perry in the northeast along the lakeshore.

Name and history

It is one of twenty-six Perry Townships 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. Currently, the board is composed of Rick Amos, Phillip Haskell, and Nancy Steele, [ [http://www.perrytownship-lake.com/trustees.htm Perry Township Government, Lake County, Ohio] Perry Township, 2006. Accessed 2007-06-26] and the fiscal officer is Christine Page. [ [http://www.perrytownship-lake.com/cjp.htm Perry Township Government, Lake County, Ohio] Perry Township, 2006. Accessed 2007-06-26]

References

External links

* [http://www.perrytownship-lake.com Township website]
* [http://www.lakecountyohio.gov County website]
* [http://www.lakecountyohio.org/cities/index.htm Lake County cities, townships, and villages]


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