Liberty Township, Washington County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Coordinates: 39°33′22″N 81°18′33″W / 39.55611°N 81.30917°W / 39.55611; -81.30917Coordinates: 39°33′22″N 81°18′33″W / 39.55611°N 81.30917°W / 39.55611; -81.30917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 • Total 29.5 sq mi (76.4 km2)
 • Land 29.5 sq mi (76.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 621
 • Density 21.1/sq mi (8.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43386[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087136[1]

Liberty Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 621 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Liberty Township, although the unincorporated community of Germantown lies in the township's northeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-five Liberty 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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