Dunham Township, Washington County, Ohio


Dunham Township, Washington County, Ohio
Dunham Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Coordinates: 39°20′3″N 81°37′49″W / 39.33417°N 81.63028°W / 39.33417; -81.63028Coordinates: 39°20′3″N 81°37′49″W / 39.33417°N 81.63028°W / 39.33417; -81.63028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 – Total 23.7 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 – Land 23.4 sq mi (60.5 km2)
 – Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 2,505
 – Density 107.3/sq mi (41.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-22918[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087130[1]

Dunham Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,505 people in the township.[3]

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Geography

Located in the southwestern part of the county along the Ohio River, it borders the following townships:

Wood County, West Virginia lies across the Ohio River to the east.

No municipalities are located in Dunham Township.

Name and history

It is the only Dunham Township 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.

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