ⓘ Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Sugar Creek Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 censu ..

                                     

ⓘ Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

Sugar Creek Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3.894 people in the township, 1.720 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

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

  • Auburn Township - south
  • Dover Township - east
  • Franklin Township - northeast
  • Wayne Township - north
  • Clark Township, Holmes County - southwest
  • Walnut Creek Township, Holmes County - northwest

The village of Sugarcreek is located in western Sugar Creek Township.

                                     

2. 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. The current trustees are Ed Wilson, Titus Slabaugh, and Jim Harrison, and the fiscal officer is Stanley Gerber.