Washington Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°36′49″N 82°53′42″W / 39.61361°N 82.89500°W / 39.61361; -82.89500Coordinates: 39°36′49″N 82°53′42″W / 39.61361°N 82.89500°W / 39.61361; -82.89500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • Total 24.2 sq mi (62.7 km2)
 • Land 23.9 sq mi (61.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation [1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,951
 • Density 123.5/sq mi (47.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81550[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086805[1]

Washington Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,951 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of western Washington Township is occupied by the city of Circleville, the county seat of Pickaway County.

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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