Jefferson Township, Greene County, Ohio
|Jefferson Township, Greene County, Ohio|
Location of Jefferson Township in Greene County
|• Total||28.8 sq mi (74.7 km2)|
|• Land||28.8 sq mi (74.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||1,050 ft (320 m)|
|• Density||44/sq mi (16.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086168|
Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Silvercreek Township - north
- Jasper Township, Fayette County - east
- Wilson Township, Clinton County - southeast
- Liberty Township, Clinton County - southwest
- Caesarscreek Township - west
The village of Bowersville is located in central Jefferson Township.
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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