Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Coordinates: 39°11′51″N 84°14′49″W / 39.19750°N 84.24694°W / 39.19750; -84.24694Coordinates: 39°11′51″N 84°14′49″W / 39.19750°N 84.24694°W / 39.19750; -84.24694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Land 33.1 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 36,632
 • Density 1,107.0/sq mi (427.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-49322[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085866[1]

Miami Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 36,632 people in the township.[3] The township's students are served mostly by Milford Exempted Village Schools.

Geography[edit]

State Route 131 is a high traffic part of Miami Township

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

Many populated places are located in Miami Township:

Name and history[edit]

Other Miami Townships in the state of Ohio are located in Greene, Hamilton, Logan, and Montgomery counties. Miami Township was created in 1801 as O'Bannon Township,[4] after O'Bannon Creek, a tributary of the Little Miami River that runs through the township.

Government[edit]

Miami Township Civic Center on Meijer Drive

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, 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.

As of late 2008, the board was composed of Karl Schultz, Ken Tracy, and Mary Makley Wolff, and the fiscal officer was Eric C. Ferry.[5]

News service[edit]

The Milford-Miami Advertiser serves as the local newspaper for both the city of Milford and Miami Township. The Advertiser is a weekly publication that is delivered every Wednesday.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Clermont County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Menz, Will. "Community Profile". Miami Township. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Elected Officials, Miami Township. Accessed 2008-12-25.
  6. ^ Milford-Miami Advertiser, Cincinnati.com. Accessed 5 Jan. 2009.

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