Cedarville Township, Greene County, Ohio

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Cedarville Township, Greene County, Ohio
Township
Home of Whitelaw Reid, northwest of Cedarville
Home of Whitelaw Reid, northwest of Cedarville
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Coordinates: 39°44′20″N 83°48′23″W / 39.73889°N 83.80639°W / 39.73889; -83.80639Coordinates: 39°44′20″N 83°48′23″W / 39.73889°N 83.80639°W / 39.73889; -83.80639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area
 • Total 39.1 sq mi (101.3 km2)
 • Land 39.1 sq mi (101.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,092
 • Density 130.2/sq mi (50.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45314
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-12798[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086166[1]

Cedarville Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,092 people in the township, 1,264 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Cedarville is located in central Cedarville Township.

Name and history[edit]

Cedarville Township was established in 1850 from land given by Xenia, Miami, and Ross townships.[4][5][6]

It is the only Cedarville 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,[7] 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.

The township trustees meet in the Cedarville Opera House in Cedarville, which serves as the township hall.[8]

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. ^ Greene County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 324. 
  5. ^ Dills, R. S. (1881). History of Greene County: Together with Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Odell & Mayer. p. 536. 
  6. ^ Greene County, 1803-1908. Aldine Publishing House. 1908. p. 97. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ Cedarville Township Trustee Meeting, Cedarville Chamber of Commerce, n.d. Accessed 2011-08-18.

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