Miami Township, Logan County, Ohio

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Miami Township, Logan County, Ohio
Township
Fields in eastern Miami Township
Fields in eastern Miami Township
Location of Miami Township in Ohio
Location of Miami Township in Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Municipalities and townships of Logan County
Coordinates: 40°17′58″N 83°56′4″W / 40.29944°N 83.93444°W / 40.29944; -83.93444Coordinates: 40°17′58″N 83°56′4″W / 40.29944°N 83.93444°W / 40.29944; -83.93444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Logan
Area
 • Total 23.1 sq mi (59.7 km2)
 • Land 23.0 sq mi (59.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,352
 • Density 102.2/sq mi (39.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-49378[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086488[1]

Miami Township is one of the seventeen townships of Logan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,352 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Miami Township: the village of Quincy, in the west, and part of the village of DeGraff, in the northeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is named after the Great Miami River, which flows through the township. Statewide, other Miami Townships are found in Clermont, Greene, Hamilton, and Montgomery counties.

Miami Township was formed in 1814 from Lake Township.[citation needed]

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, 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.

In the elections of November 2007, Philip Weeks[4] and Thomas Weiskittle[5] were elected without opposition to the positions of township trustee and township fiscal officer respectively.

Transportation[edit]

Important highways in Miami Township include State Routes 235, 508, and 706.

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. ^ Logan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 12 May 2007.
  4. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township trustee results", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.
  5. ^ Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township fiscal officer", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.

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