Ross Township, Greene County, Ohio


Ross Township, Greene County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Ross Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Greene County.


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

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area_total_km2 = 94.0
area_land_km2 = 94.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 36.3
area_land_sq_mi = 36.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 744
population_density_km2 = 7.9
population_density_sq_mi = 20.5

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 327
elevation_ft = 1073
latd = 39 |latm = 43 |lats = 20 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 43 |longs = 23 |longEW = W

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Ross Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 744 people in the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39057 Greene County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Madison Township, Clark County - north
*Stokes Township, Madison County - northeast
*Jefferson Township, Fayette County - southeast
*Silvercreek Township - south
*New Jasper Township - southwest
*Cedarville Township - west

It it the only township in the county with a border on Madison County.

Part of the village of Jamestown is located in southern Ross Township.

The highest point in Greene County, 1135 feet (345.9 m), is located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) west of the northeastern corner of the county, [ [http://www.co.greene.oh.us/statistics.htm Greene County, Ohio Statistics] . Greene County. Accessed 2007-06-01.] in northern Ross Township. [DeLorme. (2004). "Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer", p. 66. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.]

Name and history

Statewide, other Ross Townships are located in Butler and Jefferson 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.greene.oh.us County website]


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