Goshen Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Goshen Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County
Coordinates: 39°14′1″N 84°10′5″W / 39.23361°N 84.16806°W / 39.23361; -84.16806Coordinates: 39°14′1″N 84°10′5″W / 39.23361°N 84.16806°W / 39.23361; -84.16806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Land 34.1 sq mi (88.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,505
 • Density 455/sq mi (175.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45122
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-31010[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085863[1]
Website www.goshen-ohio.gov

Goshen Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 15,505.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Goshen Township, although the unincorporated community of Goshen lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Goshen 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.

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): Goshen township, Clermont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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