Batavia Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Batavia Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Township
Lake at East Fork State Park in the township's far southeast
Lake at East Fork State Park in the township's far southeast
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Coordinates: 39°4′1″N 84°10′23″W / 39.06694°N 84.17306°W / 39.06694; -84.17306Coordinates: 39°4′1″N 84°10′23″W / 39.06694°N 84.17306°W / 39.06694; -84.17306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 41.3 sq mi (107.1 km2)
 • Land 39.7 sq mi (102.9 km2)
 • Water 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 17,503
 • Density 440.7/sq mi (170.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45103
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-04157[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085861[1]

Batavia Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 17,503 people in the township, 15,039 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

Two incorporated villages are located in Batavia Township: part of Amelia in the southwest, and the county seat of Batavia in the center.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Batavia Township statewide.

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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