Vinton Township, Vinton County, Ohio

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Vinton Township, Vinton County, Ohio
Township
Eakin Mill Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
Eakin Mill Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
Coordinates: 39°9′36″N 82°22′27″W / 39.16000°N 82.37417°W / 39.16000; -82.37417Coordinates: 39°9′36″N 82°22′27″W / 39.16000°N 82.37417°W / 39.16000; -82.37417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Vinton
Area
 • Total 36.9 sq mi (95.6 km2)
 • Land 36.9 sq mi (95.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 558
 • Density 15.1/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-80192[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087109[1]

Vinton Township is one of the twelve townships of Vinton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 558 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Vinton Township, although the unincorporated community of Oreton lies in the township's west.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Vinton Township 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.

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