Scott Township, Brown County, Ohio

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Scott Township, Brown County, Ohio
Township
Along White Oak Creek in central Scott Township
Along White Oak Creek in central Scott Township
Municipalities and townships of Brown County
Municipalities and townships of Brown County
Coordinates: 38°56′57″N 83°55′2″W / 38.94917°N 83.91722°W / 38.94917; -83.91722Coordinates: 38°56′57″N 83°55′2″W / 38.94917°N 83.91722°W / 38.94917; -83.91722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Land 21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,294
 • Density 61/sq mi (23.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-71066[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085804[1]

Scott Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,294 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Scott Township.

Name and history[edit]

Scott Township was established in 1828.[4]

Statewide, other Scott Townships are located in Adams, Marion, and Sandusky counties.

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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