Watertown Township, Washington County, Ohio


Watertown Township, Washington County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Watertown 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 = 94.5
area_land_km2 = 94.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 36.5
area_land_sq_mi = 36.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1563
population_density_km2 = 16.5
population_density_sq_mi = 42.9

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 233
elevation_ft = 764
latd = 39 |latm = 28 |lats = 10 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 36 |longs = 28 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 45787
area_code = 740
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Watertown Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,563 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 northwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Waterford Township - north
*Adams Township - northeast
*Muskingum Township - east
*Warren Township - southeast
*Barlow Township - south
*Palmer Township - west
*Windsor Township, Morgan County - northwest

No municipalities are located in Watertown Township, although the unincorporated community of Watertown lies in the township's center.

Name and history

It is the only Watertown 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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