Rush Creek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio

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Rush Creek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Fairfield County.
Municipalities and townships of Fairfield County.
Coordinates: 39°42′7″N 82°25′40″W / 39.70194°N 82.42778°W / 39.70194; -82.42778Coordinates: 39°42′7″N 82°25′40″W / 39.70194°N 82.42778°W / 39.70194; -82.42778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
Area
 • Total 37.5 sq mi (97.1 km2)
 • Land 37.3 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,549
 • Density 95.1/sq mi (36.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-69120[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086083[1]

Rush Creek Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,549 people in the township, 2,284 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Bremen is located in central Rush Creek Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Rush Creek Township statewide, although there is a Rushcreek Township in Logan County.[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.

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