Xenia Township, Greene County, Ohio

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Xenia Township, Greene County, Ohio
Township
Site of the Shawnee village of Chillicothe, located at the present community of Oldtown
Site of the Shawnee village of Chillicothe, located at the present community of Oldtown
Location of Xenia Township in Greene County
Location of Xenia Township in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°42′45″N 83°54′50″W / 39.71250°N 83.91389°W / 39.71250; -83.91389Coordinates: 39°42′45″N 83°54′50″W / 39.71250°N 83.91389°W / 39.71250; -83.91389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Area
 • Total 43.9 sq mi (113.8 km2)
 • Land 43.6 sq mi (113.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,537
 • Density 150/sq mi (57.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45385
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-86786[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086176[1]
Website www.xeniatownship.org

Xenia Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,537.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located at the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

The city of Xenia, the county seat of Greene County, occupies much of Xenia Township, part of the city of Fairborn is in the northwest, and the census-designated place of Wilberforce is located in the township's northeast.

Name and history[edit]

Xenia Township was established in 1805.[4]

It is the only Xenia Township 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,[6] 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.

Surrounding communities[edit]

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Xenia township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  4. ^ Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 271. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  7. ^ "County Map Front". Greene County Ohio. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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