Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio

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Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio
Ahimaaz King House
Motto(s): 
"Choose Deerfield"
Map of Deerfield Township in Warren County
Map of Deerfield Township in Warren County
Coordinates: 39°18′52″N 84°17′34″W / 39.31444°N 84.29278°W / 39.31444; -84.29278Coordinates: 39°18′52″N 84°17′34″W / 39.31444°N 84.29278°W / 39.31444; -84.29278
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWarren
Government
 • TypeBoard of Trustees
 • PresidentLelle Lutz Hedding
Area
 • Total16.8 sq mi (43.6 km2)
 • Land16.6 sq mi (43.1 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation840 ft (256 m)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total38,217
 • Density1,534.2/sq mi (592.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)513
FIPS code39-21238[2]
GNIS feature ID1087112[1]
WebsiteChoose Deerfield Township

Deerfield Township, one of the eleven townships of Warren County, Ohio, United States, is located in the southwest corner of the county and is part of the Cincinnati, Ohio MSA. The population, according to the latest American Community Survey (2017, 5-yr) is 38,217, making it the most populous jurisdiction in Warren County, Ohio.

History[edit]

One of the original four townships of Warren County, Deerfield Township was organized on May 10, 1803.[3] The township was named for mineral licks within its borders which attract deer.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

Communities within the township include Kings Mills, Snidercrest, Fosters, Socialville, Twenty Mile Stand, Loveland Park, Landen

Demographics[edit]

According to the township's community demographics dashboard highlights include:

  • Total Population: 38,217
  • Year-over-Year population growth: 1.4%
  • % Male: 49.2%
  • % Female: 50.8%
  • Median age: 36 years old.
  • Median household income: $83,023
  • Per Capita Income: $42,277
  • Total Labor Force: 20,574

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, 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.

Members of the board include President Lelle Lutts Hedding, Vice-President Lonnie Vestal, and Kristin Malhotra. The fiscal officer is Dan Corey.[5]

Public services[edit]

Telephone service is provided through the Mason exchange through most of the township, but the southeastern part is in the Little Miami exchange. Mail is provided through the Mason, Lebanon, Kings Mills, Maineville, and Loveland post offices and the Sharonville and Sycamore branches of the Cincinnati post office.

Education[edit]

Most of the township is in the Mason City and Kings Local school districts, but the extreme southwest corner of the township is in the Princeton City School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ The History of Warren County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County ; Its Townships, Towns. W.H. Beers & Company. 1882. p. 633.
  4. ^ "Warren County, Ohio Place Names". Warren County Genealogical Society. Archived from the original on 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  5. ^ Board, Deerfield Township. Accessed 2012-03-18.

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