Monroe Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Monroe Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County
Coordinates: 38°56′50″N 84°11′25″W / 38.94722°N 84.19028°W / 38.94722; -84.19028Coordinates: 38°56′50″N 84°11′25″W / 38.94722°N 84.19028°W / 38.94722; -84.19028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 31.7 sq mi (82.1 km2)
 • Land 31.4 sq mi (81.4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,828
 • Density 249/sq mi (96.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51338[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085867[1]
Website monroetwp.org

Monroe Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 7,828.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Campbell County, Kentucky lies across the Ohio River to the southwest.

No municipalities are located in Monroe Township, although the unincorporated community of Point Pleasant lies in the township's south along the Ohio River.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of 22 Monroe 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.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Monroe township, Clermont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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