Lawrence Township, Washington County, Ohio
|Lawrence Township, Washington County, Ohio|
The Hune Covered Bridge, a township landmark
Location of Lawrence Township in Washington County
|• Total||35.2 sq mi (91.3 km2)|
|• Land||35.2 sq mi (91.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||614 ft (187 m)|
|• Density||27.1/sq mi (10.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087135|
Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Liberty Township - north
- Independence Township - east
- Newport Township - south
- Marietta Township - southwest corner
- Fearing Township - west
- Salem Township - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Lawrence 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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