Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio
|Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio|
Township government building
|Motto(s): "There's more in Sycamore!"|
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
|• Total||6.7 sq mi (17.5 km2)|
|• Land||6.7 sq mi (17.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||820 ft (250 m)|
|• Density||2,900/sq mi (1,100/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086231|
Located in the northern part of the county, the township has been cut into three "islands" by annexations. They have the following borders:
Most of the township has been annexed by the various municipalities that the islands border. The central (or southeastern) "island" of Sycamore Township is occupied by the census-designated places (CDPs) of Dillonvale, Rossmoyne, Kenwood, and Concorde Hills, from west to east. Much of the northern "island" is occupied by the CDPs of Highpoint (north) and Brecon (south).
Name and history
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Statewide, the only other Sycamore Township is located in Wyandot County.
Sycamore saw population growth in the 1920s as the Cincinnati area expanded outward. Some of its new residents at this time were African-Anerican.
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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Sycamore township, Hamilton County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 9, 2012.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
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