Miami Township, Hamilton County, Ohio

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Miami Township, Hamilton County, Ohio
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°9′33″N 84°44′25″W / 39.15917°N 84.74028°W / 39.15917; -84.74028Coordinates: 39°9′33″N 84°44′25″W / 39.15917°N 84.74028°W / 39.15917; -84.74028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
 • Total 23.8 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.8 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,757
 • Density 660/sq mi (260/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-49364[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086220[1]

Miami Township is one of the twelve townships of Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 15,757 people in the township,[3] 10,728 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township[citation needed].


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

Four municipalities are located in Miami Township:

  • A small part of the city of Cincinnati, the county seat of Hamilton County, in the southeast, along the Ohio River above Addyston
  • The village of Addyston, in the southeast, along the Ohio River between Cincinnati and North Bend
  • The village of North Bend, in the south, along the Ohio River below Addyston
  • The village of Cleves, in the center

The census-designated places of Grandview, Miami Heights, Shawnee, and a portion of Mack are located in Miami Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Miami Townships are located in Clermont, Greene, Logan, and Montgomery counties.

The township was named for its location at the point where the Great Miami River flows into the Ohio River.

The monument and tomb of U.S. President William Henry Harrison is located just off U.S. Route 50 in the township, and his former residence is located in nearby North Bend.


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,[4] 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): Miami township, Hamilton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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