Washington Township, Hocking County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Hocking County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Municipalities and townships of Hocking County.
Coordinates: 39°25′29″N 82°27′34″W / 39.42472°N 82.45944°W / 39.42472; -82.45944Coordinates: 39°25′29″N 82°27′34″W / 39.42472°N 82.45944°W / 39.42472; -82.45944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hocking
Area
 • Total 37.3 sq mi (96.7 km2)
 • Land 37.3 sq mi (96.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,160
 • Density 31.1/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81354[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086326[1]

Washington Township is one of the eleven townships of Hocking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,160 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 Washington Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of forty-three Washington Townships 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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