Beavercreek Township, Greene County, Ohio

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Beavercreek Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Municipalities and townships of Greene County.
Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 84°3′12″W / 39.73083°N 84.05333°W / 39.73083; -84.05333Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 84°3′12″W / 39.73083°N 84.05333°W / 39.73083; -84.05333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area
 • Total 49.3 sq mi (127.8 km2)
 • Land 49.2 sq mi (127.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 41,745
 • Density 849.2/sq mi (327.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 45305 45324 45385 45430 45431 45434 45440
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-04724[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086164[1]

Beavercreek Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 41,745 people in the township, 3,063 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships and cities:

Several populated places are located in Beavercreek Township:

Name and history[edit]

Beavercreek Township was established in 1803 at a meeting in a log house on the Beaver Creek.[5]

It is the only Beavercreek Township statewide.

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.

Education[edit]

Beavercreek Township is in close proximity to Antioch College, Cedarville University, Central State University, University of Dayton, Wilberforce University, and Wright State University.

Community Schools[edit]

Beavercreek City School District consists of 1 middle schools part of the issue on November 4, 2008, where Beavercreek residents passed a $84 million bond issue that will be used to build an elementary and middle school and renovate buildings district-wide.[7]

Surrounding communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Greene County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Greene County, Ohio, Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.
  5. ^ Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 204. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ "Beavercreek Schools Levy Information". Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  8. ^ "County Map Front". Greene County Ohio. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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