Washington Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County.
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County.
Coordinates: 40°13′44″N 84°14′18″W / 40.22889°N 84.23833°W / 40.22889; -84.23833Coordinates: 40°13′44″N 84°14′18″W / 40.22889°N 84.23833°W / 40.22889; -84.23833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
Area
 • Total 25.2 sq mi (65.2 km2)
 • Land 25.0 sq mi (64.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,083
 • Density 83.2/sq mi (32.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81620[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086971[1]

Washington Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,083 people in the township, 1,875 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Lockington is located in southeastern 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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