Washington Township, Highland County, Ohio
Forests in southeastern Washington Township
Location of Washington Township in Highland County
Coordinates: 39°6′40″N 83°34′9″W / 39.11111°N 83.56917°W / 39.11111; -83.56917Coordinates: 39°6′40″N 83°34′9″W / 39.11111°N 83.56917°W / 39.11111; -83.56917
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHighland
Area
 • Total24.44 sq mi (63.31 km2)
 • Land24.43 sq mi (63.28 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation1,063 ft (324 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,123
 • Density46/sq mi (17.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-81340[2]
GNIS feature ID1086314[1]

Washington Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,123.[3]

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Washington Township.

Name and history

It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.[4]

Government

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

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Washington township, Highland County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved January 3, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.