Elizabeth Township, Miami County, Ohio

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Elizabeth Township, Miami County, Ohio
Township
The Cove Springs Grange, located in the unincorporated community of Alcony
The Cove Springs Grange, located in the unincorporated community of Alcony
Municipalities and townships of Miami County.
Municipalities and townships of Miami County.
Coordinates: 40°0′3″N 84°5′48″W / 40.00083°N 84.09667°W / 40.00083; -84.09667Coordinates: 40°0′3″N 84°5′48″W / 40.00083°N 84.09667°W / 40.00083; -84.09667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Miami
Area
 • Total 29.9 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Land 29.9 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,620
 • Density 54.3/sq mi (20.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-24836[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086637[1]

Elizabeth Township is one of the twelve townships of Miami County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,620 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Elizabeth Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Elizabeth Township is located in Lawrence 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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