Washington Township, Union County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Union County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 83°27′11″W / 40.47500°N 83.45306°W / 40.47500; -83.45306Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 83°27′11″W / 40.47500°N 83.45306°W / 40.47500; -83.45306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Union
Area
 • Total 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Land 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 705
 • Density 25.3/sq mi (9.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81662[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087085[1]

Washington Township is one of the fourteen townships of Union County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 705 people in the township.[3] In that year, the township included 413 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Washington Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of the forty-three Washington Townships statewide.[5]

Washington Township was organized in 1836.[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,[6] 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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