Loramie Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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Loramie Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°14′24″N 84°22′6″W / 40.24000°N 84.36833°W / 40.24000; -84.36833Coordinates: 40°14′24″N 84°22′6″W / 40.24000°N 84.36833°W / 40.24000; -84.36833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,438
 • Density 68.6/sq mi (26.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-44884[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086964[1]
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County.

Loramie Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,438 people in the township, 1,887 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

The village of Russia is located in western Loramie Township, and the unincorporated communities of Houston and Mount Jefferson lie in the northern and northeastern parts of the township.

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It is the only Loramie Township statewide.[4]


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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