Harrison Township, Vinton County, Ohio

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Harrison Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Coordinates: 39°14′11″N 82°42′7″W / 39.23639°N 82.70194°W / 39.23639; -82.70194Coordinates: 39°14′11″N 82°42′7″W / 39.23639°N 82.70194°W / 39.23639; -82.70194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Vinton
Area
 • Total 34.1 sq mi (88.3 km2)
 • Land 34.1 sq mi (88.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,030
 • Density 30.2/sq mi (11.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-34048[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087103[1]

Harrison Township is one of the twelve townships of Vinton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,030 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Harrison Township lies farther west than any other location in Vinton County.

No municipalities are located in Harrison Township, although the unincorporated community of Ray lies in the township's southeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of nineteen Harrison 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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