Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio

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Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio
Township
State Route 7 along the Ohio River
State Route 7 along the Ohio River
Location of Salem Township in Monroe County
Location of Salem Township in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°46′1″N 80°52′46″W / 39.76694°N 80.87944°W / 39.76694; -80.87944Coordinates: 39°46′1″N 80°52′46″W / 39.76694°N 80.87944°W / 39.76694; -80.87944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 26.4 sq mi (68.5 km2)
 • Land 25.7 sq mi (66.6 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,001
 • Density 38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-69918[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086657[1]

Salem Township is one of the eighteen townships of Monroe County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,001, including 384 people in the village of Clarington.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Marshall County, West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the east.

The village of Clarington is located in northeastern Salem Township along the Ohio River.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of fourteen Salem 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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