Washington Township, Morrow County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Morrow County, Ohio
Presbyterian church at Iberia
Presbyterian church at Iberia
Location of Washington Township in Morrow County
Location of Washington Township in Morrow County
Coordinates: 40°39′46″N 82°49′30″W / 40.66278°N 82.82500°W / 40.66278; -82.82500Coordinates: 40°39′46″N 82°49′30″W / 40.66278°N 82.82500°W / 40.66278; -82.82500
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMorrow
Area
 • Total22.3 sq mi (57.9 km2)
 • Land22.2 sq mi (57.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation1,178 ft (359 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,300
 • Density58.3/sq mi (22.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-81508[2]
GNIS feature ID1086711[1]

Washington Township is one of the sixteen townships of Morrow County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,300 people in the township.

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Washington Township, although the unincorporated community of Iberia lies in the western part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Washington Township was organized in 1824.[3] It is one of forty-three Washington 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.

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. ^ History of Morrow County and Ohio: Containing a Brief History of the State of Ohio. O.L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 217.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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