Perry Township, Carroll County, Ohio facts for kids
|Perry Township, Carroll County, Ohio|
Perry Township Hall
Location of Perry Township in Carroll County
|• Total||28.0 sq mi (72.5 km2)|
|• Land||27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||1,263 ft (385 m)|
|• Density||36/sq mi (13.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085834|
Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Union Township - north
- Lee Township - northeast
- Loudon Township - east
- Rumley Township, Harrison County - southeast
- North Township, Harrison County - south
- Monroe Township, Harrison County - southwest
- Orange Township - west
- Monroe Township - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Perry Township.
The offices and maintenance garage are located in the unincorporated community of Perrysville, which was platted in 1835. A post office was established in 1848, and continued until 1954. To distinguish this place from Perrysville in Ashland County, the postal service called the place Lamartine.
Name and history
It is one of twenty-six Perry Townships statewide.
The township was originally called "North", but was renamed shortly after the formation of Carroll County.
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