Wayne Township, Belmont County, Ohio
|Wayne Township, Belmont County, Ohio|
Switzerland of Ohio Country Club, just west of Wilson
Location of Wayne Township in Belmont County
|• Total||35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)|
|• Land||35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,066 ft (325 m)|
|• Density||20/sq mi (7.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085789|
Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Goshen Township - north
- Smith Township - northeast
- Washington Township - east
- Sunsbury Township, Monroe County - southeast
- Malaga Township, Monroe County - southwest
- Somerset Township - west
- Warren Township - northwest corner
Part of the village of Wilson is located in southern Wayne Township.
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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