Washington Township is one of the twelve townships of Jackson County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 743 people lived in the township.
Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
A small part of the city of Wellston lies in far southeastern Washington Township, and the unincorporated community of Byer is located in the township's northwest.
Name and history 
It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.
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, 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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