Grandview Township, Washington County, Ohio

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Grandview Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Coordinates: 39°31′9″N 81°6′4″W / 39.51917°N 81.10111°W / 39.51917; -81.10111Coordinates: 39°31′9″N 81°6′4″W / 39.51917°N 81.10111°W / 39.51917; -81.10111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,834
 • Density 52.1/sq mi (20.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-31276[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087133[1]

Grandview Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,834 people in the township, 877 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern corner of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:

West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the southeast: Pleasants County in the far south, and Tyler County otherwise.

The village of Matamoras is located in the eastern part of the township along the Ohio River.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Grandview Township 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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