Lee Township, Athens County, Ohio

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Lee Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Athens County
Municipalities and townships of Athens County
Coordinates: 39°14′23″N 82°13′12″W / 39.23972°N 82.22000°W / 39.23972; -82.22000Coordinates: 39°14′23″N 82°13′12″W / 39.23972°N 82.22000°W / 39.23972; -82.22000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Athens
 • Total 25.3 sq mi (65.5 km2)
 • Land 24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,729
 • Density 110/sq mi (42.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-42420[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085755[1]
Along the concurrent U.S. Route 50 and State Route 32 in southern Lee Township

Lee Township is one of the fourteen townships of Athens County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,729 people in the township.[3]


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

Most of the village of Albany is located in southeastern Lee Township.

Name and history[edit]

Lee Township was organized in 1819.[4]

Statewide, other Lee Townships are located in Carroll and Monroe counties.


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.


  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): Lee township, Athens County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ Walker, Charles Manning (1869). History of Athens County, Ohio, And, Incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta. Robert Clarke & Company. p. 472. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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