Washington Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Municipalities and townships of Clermont County.
Coordinates: 38°51′13″N 84°11′50″W / 38.85361°N 84.19722°W / 38.85361; -84.19722Coordinates: 38°51′13″N 84°11′50″W / 38.85361°N 84.19722°W / 38.85361; -84.19722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clermont
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,351
 • Density 65.4/sq mi (25.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81130[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085873[1]
Website washingtontwpclermont.org

Washington Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,351 people in the township, 1,980 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Across the Ohio River, Washington Township borders Kentucky to the south and west:

Two incorporated villages are located in Washington Township along the Ohio River: Moscow in the west, and Neville in the southwest.

Name and history[edit]

Washington Township was organized in 1801.[4]

It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.[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.

Ron Rudd is the longest-serving current trustee, having occupied the office in 1992.[7]

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. ^ "History". Washington Township. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ http://www.washingtontwpclermont.org/trustees.html

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