Twin Township, Ross County, Ohio

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Twin Township, Ross County, Ohio
Township
Former school in the township
Former school in the township
Location of Twin Township in Ross County
Location of Twin Township in Ross County
Coordinates: 39°17′46″N 83°8′37″W / 39.29611°N 83.14361°W / 39.29611; -83.14361Coordinates: 39°17′46″N 83°8′37″W / 39.29611°N 83.14361°W / 39.29611; -83.14361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ross
Area
 • Total 60.2 sq mi (155.9 km2)
 • Land 60.2 sq mi (155.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,146
 • Density 52.3/sq mi (20.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-78008[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086905[1]

Twin Township is one of the sixteen townships of Ross County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,146 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Twin Township, although the unincorporated community of Bourneville lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Twin Townships are located in Darke and Preble 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.

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