Fearing Township, Washington County, Ohio


Fearing Township, Washington County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Fearing Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Washington County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Washington

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area_total_km2 = 61.4
area_land_km2 = 60.8
area_water_km2 = 0.5
area_total_sq_mi = 23.7
area_land_sq_mi = 23.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 910
population_density_km2 = 15.0
population_density_sq_mi = 38.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 243
elevation_ft = 797
latd = 39 |latm = 29 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 23 |longs = 53 |longEW = W

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Fearing Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 910 people in the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39167 Washington County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Salem Township - north
*Liberty Township - northeast corner
*Lawrence Township - east
*Newport Township - southeast corner
*Marietta Township - south
*Muskingum Township - west

A small portion of the county seat of Marietta is located in southwestern Fearing Township.

Name and history

It is the only Fearing Township statewide.

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.co.washington.oh.us County website]


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