Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio
Township
Canal boat at the Piqua Historical Area State Memorial
Location of Washington Township in Miami County
Location of Washington Township in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°9′35″N 84°16′11″W / 40.15972°N 84.26972°W / 40.15972; -84.26972Coordinates: 40°9′35″N 84°16′11″W / 40.15972°N 84.26972°W / 40.15972; -84.26972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Miami
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Land 23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 965 ft (294 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,803
 • Density 77.3/sq mi (29.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81466[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086645[1]

Washington Township is one of the twelve townships of Miami County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,803 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Name and history[edit]

Washington Township was established in 1814.[4] It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.[5]

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, 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 officer or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Miami County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Harbaugh, T. C. (1909). Centennial history. Troy, Piqua and Miami county, Ohio. Chicago: Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co. p. 83. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 

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