Elizabeth Township, Lawrence County, Ohio

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Elizabeth Township, Lawrence County, Ohio
Township
A farm in the township
A farm in the township
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°38′12″N 82°40′54″W / 38.63667°N 82.68167°W / 38.63667; -82.68167Coordinates: 38°38′12″N 82°40′54″W / 38.63667°N 82.68167°W / 38.63667; -82.68167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 52.4 sq mi (135.7 km2)
 • Land 52.1 sq mi (135.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,914
 • Density 55.9/sq mi (21.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-24822[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086440[1]

Elizabeth Township is one of the fourteen townships of Lawrence County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,914 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 Elizabeth Township, although the unincorporated communities of Etna and Pedro lie in the eastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Elizabeth Township is located in Miami 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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