Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio

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Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Location of Miami Township in Clermont County
Location of Miami Township in Clermont County
Coordinates: 39°11′51″N 84°14′49″W / 39.19750°N 84.24694°W / 39.19750; -84.24694Coordinates: 39°11′51″N 84°14′49″W / 39.19750°N 84.24694°W / 39.19750; -84.24694
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyClermont
Area
 • Total33.4 sq mi (86.6 km2)
 • Land33.1 sq mi (85.6 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation807 ft (246 m)
Population
 • Total40,848
 • Density1,236/sq mi (477.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)513
FIPS code39-49322[2]
GNIS feature ID1085866[1]
Websitemiamitwp.org

Miami Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The population at the 2010 census was 40,848,[3] up from 36,632 in 2000.[4] The township's students are served mostly by Milford Exempted Village Schools.

Geography[edit]

State Route 131 is a high traffic part of Miami Township.

Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Many populated places are located in Miami Township:

Name and history[edit]

Other Miami Townships in the state of Ohio are located in Greene, Hamilton, Logan, and Montgomery counties. Miami Township was created in 1801 as O'Bannon Township,[5] after O'Bannon Creek, a tributary of the Little Miami River that runs through the township.

Government[edit]

Miami Township Civic Center on Meijer Drive

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.

As of late 2015, the board was composed of Karl Schultz, Ken Tracy, and Mary Makley Wolff, and the fiscal officer was Eric C. Ferry.[6]

News service[edit]

The Milford-Miami Advertiser serves as the local newspaper for both the city of Milford and Miami Township. The Advertiser is a weekly publication that is delivered every Wednesday.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Miami township, Clermont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  4. ^ Clermont County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ Menz, Will. "Community Profile". Miami Township. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ Elected Officials Archived 2009-02-07 at the Wayback Machine, Miami Township. Accessed 2008-12-25.
  7. ^ Milford-Miami Advertiser Archived 2009-02-16 at the Wayback Machine, Cincinnati.com. Accessed 5 Jan. 2009.

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