Violet Township, Fairfield County, Ohio

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Violet Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Township
Motto: "A great place to grow your family or business"
Municipalities and townships of Fairfield County.
Municipalities and townships of Fairfield County.
Coordinates: 39°53′23″N 82°45′15″W / 39.88972°N 82.75417°W / 39.88972; -82.75417Coordinates: 39°53′23″N 82°45′15″W / 39.88972°N 82.75417°W / 39.88972; -82.75417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
Area
 • Total 41.6 sq mi (107.8 km2)
 • Land 41.5 sq mi (107.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 26,914
 • Density 648.2/sq mi (250.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-80206[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086084[1]

Violet Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 26,914 people in the township, 16,893 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Several municipalities are partially located in Violet Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Violet 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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