Greensburg Township, Putnam County, Ohio

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Greensburg Township, Putnam County, Ohio
Fields northwest of Kalida
Fields northwest of Kalida
Location of Greensburg Township in Putnam County
Location of Greensburg Township in Putnam County
Coordinates: 41°2′56″N 84°10′16″W / 41.04889°N 84.17111°W / 41.04889; -84.17111Coordinates: 41°2′56″N 84°10′16″W / 41.04889°N 84.17111°W / 41.04889; -84.17111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Putnam
 • Total 30.2 sq mi (78.3 km2)
 • Land 30.2 sq mi (78.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,425
 • Density 47.1/sq mi (18.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-32228[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086858[1]

Greensburg Township is one of the fifteen townships of Putnam County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,425 people in the township.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Greensburg Township.

Name and history[edit]

The only Greensburg Township statewide,[4] it was organized in 1835.[5] The origin of the name Greensburg is unclear.[6]


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,[7] 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.


  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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Putnam County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Warren, Robert (May 31, 1953). "Blanchard River Brought Pioneers To Putnam". Toledo Blade. p. 3. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Kinder, George D. (1915). History of Putnam County, Ohio : its peoples, industries, and institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 118. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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