is one of the twenty-two townships
of Coshocton County
, United States
. The 2000 census
found 1,798 people in the township.
Located in the south central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
Most of Tuscarawas Township is now occupied by the city of Coshocton, the county seat of Coshocton County.
Name and history
Statewide, the only other Tuscarawas Township is located in Stark County
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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.