Lawrence Township, Washington County, Ohio


Lawrence Township, Washington County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Lawrence 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 = 91.3
area_land_km2 = 91.3
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 35.2
area_land_sq_mi = 35.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 956
population_density_km2 = 10.5
population_density_sq_mi = 27.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 187
elevation_ft = 614
latd = 39 |latm = 28 |lats = 40 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 17 |longs = 36 |longEW = W

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Lawrence Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 956 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 eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Liberty Township - north
*Independence Township - east
*Newport Township - south
*Marietta Township - southwest corner
*Fearing Township - west
*Salem Township - northwest corner

No municipalities are located in Lawrence Township.

Name and history

Statewide, other Lawrence Townships are located in Lawrence, Stark, and Tuscarawas Counties.

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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