Washington Township, Harrison County, Ohio
|Washington Township, Harrison County, Ohio|
Location of Washington Township in Harrison County
|• Total||31.6 sq mi (81.9 km2)|
|• Land||30.3 sq mi (78.5 km2)|
|• Water||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|Elevation||860 ft (262 m)|
|• Density||21/sq mi (8.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086285|
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Franklin Township - northeast
- Nottingham Township - east
- Moorefield Township - southeast
- Freeport Township - south
- Perry Township, Tuscarawas County - southwest
- Rush Township, Tuscarawas County - northwest
Name and history
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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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Washington township, Harrison County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 29, 2017.
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- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.