large township of Monroe county, in which is situated the town of
Woodsfield. It lies near the center of the county; and is bounded
north by Malaga and Sunbury, east by Adams and Green, south by Wayne and
Perry; and west by Franklin and Seneca townships. It contains 60
square miles, and is in a high state of improvement. Population at
the census of 1830, 1,120; now, about 1,400.