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Perry Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Township
Perry Township Hall
Perry Township Hall
Location of Perry Township in Carroll County
Location of Perry Township in Carroll County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Carroll
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 996
 • Density 36/sq mi (13.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61784
GNIS feature ID 1085834

Perry Township is one of the fourteen townships of Carroll County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 996.

Geography

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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