Olive Township, Noble County, Ohio

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Olive Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Noble County.
Municipalities and townships of Noble County.
Coordinates: 39°43′52″N 81°30′54″W / 39.73111°N 81.51500°W / 39.73111; -81.51500Coordinates: 39°43′52″N 81°30′54″W / 39.73111°N 81.51500°W / 39.73111; -81.51500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
 • Total 27.7 sq mi (71.8 km2)
 • Land 27.7 sq mi (71.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,395
 • Density 195.0/sq mi (75.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-58310[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086749[1]

Olive Township is one of the fifteen townships of Noble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,395 people in the township, 3,429 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located in the south central part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Most of the village of Caldwell, the county seat and by far the biggest village of Noble County, is located in northern Olive Township. A small corner of the village of Dexter City is also located in the township's far southwest.

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Statewide, the only other Olive Township is located in Meigs County.


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.


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