Oliver Township, Adams County, Ohio
|Oliver Township, Adams County, Ohio|
Much of Oliver Township is forested.
Location in Adams County and the state of Ohio.
|• Total||29.0 sq mi (75.1 km2)|
|• Land||29.0 sq mi (75.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||928 ft (283 m)|
|• Density||46/sq mi (17.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085683|
Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
No municipalities are located in Oliver Township.
Name and history
Oliver Township was organized in 1853. It was named for John Oliver, a county commissioner.
It is the only Oliver Township statewide.
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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