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 41.6 sq mi (107.7 km2)
 • Land 39.7 sq mi (102.9 km2)
 • Water 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23,280
 • Density 586/sq mi (226.2/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]
Website bataviatownship.org

Batavia Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the township population was 23,280,[3] up from 17,503 in 2000.

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.

Economy[edit]

American Modern Insurance Group, Inc. is based in the township.

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Batavia township, Clermont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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