Monroe Township, Preble County, Ohio

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Monroe Township, Preble County, Ohio
Township
Geeting Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
Geeting Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Preble County.
Municipalities and townships of Preble County.
Coordinates: 39°53′5″N 84°39′27″W / 39.88472°N 84.65750°W / 39.88472; -84.65750Coordinates: 39°53′5″N 84°39′27″W / 39.88472°N 84.65750°W / 39.88472; -84.65750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Preble
Area
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Land 35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,290
 • Density 65.0/sq mi (25.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51548[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086853[1]
Countryside in Monroe Township

Monroe Township is one of the twelve townships of Preble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,290 people in the township, 1,314 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two incorporated villages are located in Monroe Township: Eldorado in the northwest, and West Manchester in the northeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-two Monroe Townships statewide.[4]

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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