Washington Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Monroe County
Municipalities and townships of Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°38′31″N 81°10′32″W / 39.64194°N 81.17556°W / 39.64194; -81.17556Coordinates: 39°38′31″N 81°10′32″W / 39.64194°N 81.17556°W / 39.64194; -81.17556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 30.9 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Land 30.9 sq mi (80.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 511
 • Density 17/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81480[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086662[1]

Washington Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 511, including 76 people in the village of Graysville.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Graysville is located in northern Washington Township, and the unincorporated community of Rinard Mills lies along the Little Muskingum River in the township's southwest.

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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