Harmony Township, Clark County, Ohio

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Harmony Township, Clark County, Ohio
Township
Fields in western Harmony Township
Fields in western Harmony Township
Location of Harmony Township in Clark County
Location of Harmony Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°54′25″N 83°37′41″W / 39.90694°N 83.62806°W / 39.90694; -83.62806Coordinates: 39°54′25″N 83°37′41″W / 39.90694°N 83.62806°W / 39.90694; -83.62806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Area
 • Total 51.0 sq mi (132.0 km2)
 • Land 50.8 sq mi (131.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,577
 • Density 70/sq mi (27.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-33586[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085853[1]

Harmony Township is one of the ten townships of Clark County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 3,577 people living in the township,[3] 3,193 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

The village of South Vienna is located in the northern part of the township, and the unincorporated community of Plattsburgh lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Harmony Township was founded in 1818.[4]

Statewide, the only other Harmony Township is located in Morrow County.

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,[5] 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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