Clinton Township, Vinton County, Ohio

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Clinton Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Coordinates: 39°10′16″N 82°30′1″W / 39.17111°N 82.50028°W / 39.17111; -82.50028Coordinates: 39°10′16″N 82°30′1″W / 39.17111°N 82.50028°W / 39.17111; -82.50028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Vinton
Area
 • Total 31.6 sq mi (81.9 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.4 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,045
 • Density 65.9/sq mi (25.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16210[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087100[1]

Clinton Township is one of the twelve townships of Vinton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,045 people in the township, 1,174 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southern part of the township, it borders the following townships:

Hamden, the second-largest village in Vinton County, is located in southwestern Clinton Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Clinton Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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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