Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio


Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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image_caption = Most of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Bath 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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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 98.0
area_land_km2 = 97.1
area_water_km2 = 0.9
area_total_sq_mi = 37.9
area_land_sq_mi = 37.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.4

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 40231
population_density_km2 = 414.3
population_density_sq_mi = 1073.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 262
elevation_ft = 860
latd = 39 |latm = 48 |lats = 34 |latNS = N
longd = 84 |longm = 1 |longs = 23 |longEW = W

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blank_info = 39-04220GR|2
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Bath Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 40,231 people in the township, 8,877 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of 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 northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and cities:
*Bethel Township, Clark County - north
*Mad River Township, Clark County - northeast
*Miami Township - east
*Xenia Township - southeast
*Beavercreek Township - south
*Riverside - southwest
*Dayton - west
*Huber Heights - northwest

Several populated places are located in Bath Township:
*Part of the city of Beavercreek, in the southwest
*Part of the city of Fairborn, in the center, which includes the former village of Osborn
*Part of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a census-designated place, in the west
*Part of the city of Huber Heights in the west [ [http://www.co.greene.oh.us/website/gcMaps Greene County, Ohio] , Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.]
*The unincorporated community of Byron, in the southeast

Name and history

Bath Township was named after Bath, Maine (which was named after the English city of Bath). One of the early settlers came from the city in Maine. [cite book | first = Mary Parker | last = Poole | authorlink = | year = 1957 | title = The Fairborn Story | publisher = Miami Valley Publishing | location = Fairborn, Ohio p. 1.]

Statewide, other Bath Townships are located in Allen and Summit 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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