Liberty Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Fairfield County.
Coordinates: 39°52′25″N 82°38′10″W / 39.87361, -82.63611Coordinates: 39°52′25″N 82°38′10″W / 39.87361, -82.63611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
 • Total 50.4 sq mi (130.4 km2)
 • Land 50.4 sq mi (130.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,265
 • Density 144.3/sq mi (55.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43120[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086079[1]

Liberty Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,265 people in the township, 4,387 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit | edit source]

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

The village of Baltimore is located in southeastern Liberty Township.

Name and history[edit | edit source]

It is one of twenty-five Liberty Townships statewide.[4]

Government[edit | edit source]

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,[5] 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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