Barlow Township, Washington County, Ohio

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Barlow Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Coordinates: 39°23′36″N 81°39′7″W / 39.39333°N 81.65194°W / 39.39333; -81.65194Coordinates: 39°23′36″N 81°39′7″W / 39.39333°N 81.65194°W / 39.39333; -81.65194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 • Total 31.8 sq mi (82.3 km2)
 • Land 31.7 sq mi (82.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,417
 • Density 76.1/sq mi (29.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45712
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-03898[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087126[1]

Barlow Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,417 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Barlow Township, although the unincorporated communities of Barlow and Vincent lie in the township's west and south respectively.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Barlow Township statewide, although there is a Bartlow Township in Henry County.

Government[edit]

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,[4] 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.

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