Ohio Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Ohio Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
Salem Church, a historic site on State Route 255
Salem Church, a historic site on State Route 255
Location of Ohio Township in Monroe County
Location of Ohio Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°41′4″N 80°53′6″W / 39.68444°N 80.88500°W / 39.68444; -80.88500Coordinates: 39°41′4″N 80°53′6″W / 39.68444°N 80.88500°W / 39.68444; -80.88500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land 23.1 sq mi (59.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,004
 • Density 43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-57988[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086655[1]

Ohio Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,004.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the east: Marshall County farther north, and Wetzel County farther south.

No municipalities are located in Ohio Township, although the unincorporated community of Hannibal lies in the township's east along the Ohio River.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Ohio Townships are located in Clermont and Gallia counties.

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,[4] 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.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Ohio township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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