Pierce Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Pierce Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Coordinates: 39°1′23″N 84°15′53″W / 39.02306°N 84.26472°W / 39.02306; -84.26472Coordinates: 39°1′23″N 84°15′53″W / 39.02306°N 84.26472°W / 39.02306; -84.26472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 22.9 sq mi (59.2 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 12,226
 • Density 537.4/sq mi (207.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62540[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085869[1]

Pierce Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 12,226 people in the township, 10,321 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

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

The village of Amelia is located in eastern Pierce Township, and part of the census-designated place of Withamsville is located in the township's north.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Pierce Township statewide.[4]

Pierce Township was established in 1853.[5]

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,[6] 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. ^ Clermont County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to Pierce Township!". Pierce Township, Clermont County, Ohio. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External links[edit]

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