Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio
|Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio|
Utica Shale oil and gas is extracted in Green Township
Location of Green Township in Harrison County
|• Total||35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)|
|• Land||35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,198 ft (365 m)|
|• Density||53.3/sq mi (20.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086277|
Green Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,898 people in the township, 914 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- German Township - north
- Wayne Township, Jefferson County - northeast
- Smithfield Township, Jefferson County - southeast
- Short Creek Township - south
- Cadiz Township - southwest
- Archer Township - northwest
Name and history
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.
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