Washington Township, Lawrence County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Lawrence County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Municipalities and townships of Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°50′3″N 82°37′41″W / 38.83417°N 82.62806°W / 38.83417; -82.62806Coordinates: 38°50′3″N 82°37′41″W / 38.83417°N 82.62806°W / 38.83417; -82.62806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 24.2 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Land 24.2 sq mi (62.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 250
 • Density 10.3/sq mi (4.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81396[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086450[1]

Washington Township is one of the fourteen townships of Lawrence County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 250 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the far northern 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.

Education[edit]

Washington Township's education services (K-12), are provided, for the most part, by the Oak Hill Union Local School District. A smaller portion of the township is provided services from the Rock Hill Local School District, which offers Pre-K through 12th grades.

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