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  Township - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In eastern Canada a township is one form of the subdivision of a county.
Townships are referred to as "lots" in Prince Edward Island and merely form census subdivisions and are not administrative units.
In England townships became obsolete long ago: the term referred to a subdivision used to administer a large parish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Township   (508 words)

  
 Civil township - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most townships in Illinois also provide services such as snow removal, senior transportation and emergency services to households residing in unincorporated parts of the county and high schools are usually a body of the township but still controlled by the school district.
Civil townships in these states are generally not considered to be incorporated, and nearby cities may annex land in adjoining townships with relative ease.
Townships all over the state used to have some official organization and duties, but now are only considered ceremonial divisions of each county, used on land surveys and other real estate documents.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_township   (762 words)

  
 Township (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15.6 km² to 140.4 km²), with 36 square miles (93 km²) being the norm.
These townships are normally a quadrangle approximately 6 miles on a side with boundaries conforming to meridians and parallels within established limits, containing thirty-six sections, some of which are designated to take up the convergence of the east and west township boundary lines or range lines.
In most midwestern states, a civil township often corresponds to a single survey township, but in many cases, especially in less populated areas, the civil township may be made up of all or portions of several survey townships.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Township_(United_States)   (1010 words)

  
 Montville Township
It is bounded north by Pequannock township, east by Pequannock township and the Passaic River, south by the Rockaway River and west by the Rockaway River and Boonton Township.
This part of the township is about thirteen miles from Newark, with which it is connected by a good road, which for three-quarters of the distance consists of a Telford pavement.
After the setting off of Rockaway township, in 1844, this was the place for holding town meetings and elections in Pequannock to 1867; since that time it has been the place for transacting the public business of Montville township.
www.montville-township.org /about/history.shtml   (6130 words)

  
 What is a Township?
Townships are a product of Michigan's early history, and Michigan is one of 20 states that currently has some form of township government.
Townships may choose perform numerous governmental functions, including enacting and enforcing ordinances, planning and zoning, fire and police protection, cemeteries, parks and recreation facilities and programs, and many more.
Charter township status is a special township classification created by the Michigan Legislature in 1947 to provide additional powers and streamlined administration for governing a growing community.
www.michigantownships.org /whatisatwp.asp   (287 words)

  
 Winfield Township Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Townships are individual geographical areas, separate from cities and counties.
Township government operates at local levels and is designed to serve the basic needs of the community.
Winfield Township is one of 9 townships in DuPage County and one of 1,433 townships in Illinois.
www.winfieldtownship.com /Winfield   (551 words)

  
 North Strabane Township   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The predominance of development in the Township is residential in nature with nearly 50% of all land use classified as agricultural in character.
Township taxes are low and have not increased in ten years.
The Township takes great pride in its heritage and character, and is dedicated to the continued delivery of quality services and the enhancement of the community’s overall quality of life.Thanks for visiting our website.
www.nsvfd.com   (332 words)

  
 Girard Township   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Girard Township is the only township in the county that includes more than one borough within its boundaries, and it includes three.
At the southern end of the township, Lockport (today known as Platea) incorporated as a borough in 1849, also as a result of the canal.
In the northern section of the township running parallel with the lake, track for the first railroad was laid by 1852.
www.tourerie.com /communities/girard_township.shtml   (1275 words)

  
 Township Trustees
Township Trustees are, by Indiana law, charged with the responsibility of providing fire protection an ambulance service for the areas of the township not incorporated into a city or town.
In townships with a population under 10,000 the trustee is also the township assessor and is responsible for assessing the real and personal property within their township.
As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the trustee pays and records all claims for the township expenses and salaries and is responsible to keep accurate records and follow all the financial guidelines set out in Indiana Code.
tttrustee.whitleynet.org   (1886 words)

  
 Minnesota Association of Townships -- Minnesota Association of Townships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Minnesota Association of Townships is a voluntary membership organization representing 1,786 of Minnesota's 1,790 organized townships and nearly 9,000 elected township officers.
Townships can organize from unorganized land (mostly in the Northern part of the state) while merging, annexation and incorporation into a city cause townships to dissolve.
The last township to dissolve was Chaska Township in Carver County on 2/11/05.
www.mntownships.org   (595 words)

  
 Perry Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Perry Township is located in the south central region of Snyder County, in the heartland of central Pennsylvania.
It is bordered by West Perry Township to the west, Chapman Township to the east, Franklin and Washington Townships to the North and Juniata County to the south.
The official meetings of the township for 2006 are as follows: January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28 and December 26, at 7:00 p.m.
www.perrytownship.org   (185 words)

  
 Richland Township   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Formed from Conemaugh Township in 1833, Richland Township was named "for the quality of the land therein." With the opening of the Pennsylvania Canal three years earlier, merchandising in the Johnstown area increased and farmers in the surrounding locales such as Richland found it quite profitable to sell in the city.
The Township is responsible for 70 miles of Township roads and contracts with PADOT for winter maintenance on 14.51 linear miles and 33 lane miles of state roads within Township boundaries.
Richland Township, in association with the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts and the American Federation of Musicians Local #41, annually sponsors summer concerts which are held at the Luray Avenue Pavilion, Arbutus Park Manor, and the gazebo at the Richland Towers on Theatre Drive.
www.richlandtwp.com /comm-info.html   (4483 words)

  
 Hanover Township
Townships are governed by a board of three or five supervisors elected at large by the voters for a six-year term.
Hanover Township is a Second Class Township governed by a Board of Supervisors which is elected at-large by the qualified voters of the Township.
The Township Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Township and to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on operations, policies, resolutions, ordinances and to keep the Supervisors informed as to the Township affairs.
www.hanovertwp-nc.org /faq-generalinfo.html   (1955 words)

  
 Brick Township - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Brick Township   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Township in east-central New Jersey, 19 km/12 mi southwest of Asbury Park, at the northern end of Barnegat Bay; population (1990) 66,500.
It is one of the Jersey Shore's residential and resort boom communities, including half a dozen villages.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Brick+Township   (112 words)

  
 Community Overview, Plymouth Township, Michigan (MI)
Many people may not be aware that the City of Plymouth and Plymouth Township are two individual communities with their own governments and so they think of the Plymouth Community as having both the "nice quaint downtown" and the "world class industrial parks".
The Plymouth Township Park at Ann Arbor Trail and McClumpha consists of eighty acres and includes a playscape, four premier Little League baseball diamonds with new fences, a very popular meandering walking path with trails up to one mile long, a pond for fishing and sledding hills for both children and adults.
Plymouth Township is a growing community, but the growth is being carefully monitored so that it enhances the developments of the past.
www.plymouthtwp.org /Community/CommunityOverview.htm   (858 words)

  
 Bensalem Township Pennsylvania Real Estate
We are the first township that you encounter in Bucks County driving north on either Route 1 or Route 95 from the city of Philadelphia.
Bensalem Township is growing and changing every year to be increasingly profitable for the families and business managers in the area.
Bensalem Township, an area of 21 square miles, is the buffer township between Philadelphia on the West and the rest of Bucks County on the East and Northeast.
www.relocate-america.com /states/PA/cities/ben_salem.htm   (928 words)

  
 City of Evanston - Government - Township
Evanston Township has the same boundaries as the City of Evanston.
During the governmental history of Evanston, the area was once part of Ridgeville Township.
Once Evanston became incorporated as a village and then a city, many of the township’s responsibilities were eliminated.
www.cityofevanston.org /government/township.shtml   (80 words)

  
 ::: Shields Township Highway Commissioner :::
Your Township Highway Commissioner is elected to oversee the Township Highway District, which cares for all the roads in the unincorporated areas of the Township.
Though the Township Board of Trustees certifies the Highway Department’s levy, the Highway Department operates and provides its services separately, working cooperatively with other Township departments and local officials to provide a high level of community service.
Born and raised in Shields Township and Lake Bluff, Bill Goodman was elected Highway Commissioner in 2005.
www.township.shields.il.us /hwycomm.html   (465 words)

  
 Clay Township Offices
Clay Township was established, by the division of Randolph Township, on June 8, 1825.
The township was named after the great statesman, Henry Clay and not the type of soil in the area.
Clay township is bordered on the north by Darke and Miami Counties and on the west by Preble County.
www.claytownshipoffices.com   (125 words)

  
 Guthrie Township - Hubbard County, MN
We are in Hubbard County's Commissioners district #4 served by
The Township of Guthrie, Minnesota makes no representations or warranties as to the suitability of this information for your particular purpose, and that to the extent you use or implement this information in your own setting, you do so at your own risk.
In no event will the Township of Guthrie be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, consequential, incidental, special, or claim for attorney fees, arising out of the use of or inability to use the information provided herewith.
www.township.guthrie.mn.us   (268 words)

  
 Township of West Milford - DPW - Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Township Engineer serves as the engineer for the Zoning Board of Adjustment and as the staff member of the Heritage Committee.
The Township of West Milford currently has 146.1 miles of paved Township roads and 7.6 miles of unpaved Township roads.
In 2005, the Township Council maintained funding for road improvements and we were able to resurface or reconstruct and provide storm drain improvements, where required, for 9.9 miles of Township roads.
www.township.west-milford.nj.us /Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=11&TPID=1788   (378 words)

  
 Loyalist Township Municipal Services - Waste Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Township developed a programme to provide a limited number of free tags for the extra bags that will be required.
There is a Township Bylaw prohibiting the deposit of waste either on private or municipal property without the owner's permission.
Loyalist Township bylaw 2002.51 restricts open air burning but notwithstanding the provisions of the bylaw there are strong environmental reasons for no burning of waste.
www.loyalist-township.on.ca /municipal/waste.html   (2775 words)

  
 Algonquin Township Online
Algonquin Township is holding it's 3rd annual Spelling Bee July 27th at 1:30.
The Township includes the communities of Algonquin, Barrington Hills, Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, Lake In The Hills, Village of Port Barrington, Lakewood, Oakwood Hills, and Trout Valley.
In addition, the Township conducts an Annual Town Meeting on the second Tuesday in April at 7pm.
www.algonquintownship.com   (190 words)

  
 Welcome To The Schaumburg Township Web Site
Schaumburg Township is located in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago.
The Township serves in excess of 134,000 residents in portions of the municipalities of Elk Grove, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, and Streamwood, as well as some unincorporated areas of Cook County.
Township Of Schaumburg · One Illinois Blvd · Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 · (847) 884-0030
www.schaumburgtownship.org /welcome.htm   (209 words)

  
 Shelby Township
Any monies paid to the Township in any department is handled in the Treasurer’s office, and deposited by him into the appropriate account.
Jim served on the Shelby Township Solid Waste and Recycling Committee, The Township Veteran’s Memorial Committee, the Parks and Recreation Committee and the Shelby Township Building Authority as its chair.
She believes Shelby Township is a great place to live and wants to do her part to help keep it that way.
www.shelbytwp.org /Main.cfm?location=7&parentID=2   (1251 words)

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