Washington Township, Logan County, Ohio


Washington Township, Logan County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Washington Township, Logan County, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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image_caption = Honda Transmission Manufacturing is an important employer in Washington Township


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map_caption = Location of Washington Township in Ohio


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map_caption1 = Municipalities and townships of Logan County

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

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area_total_km2 = 62.6
area_land_km2 = 59.0
area_water_km2 = 3.6
area_total_sq_mi = 24.2
area_land_sq_mi = 22.8
area_water_sq_mi = 1.4

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3945
population_density_km2 = 66.8
population_density_sq_mi = 173.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 302
elevation_ft = 991
latd = 40 |latm = 27 |lats = 45 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 53 |longs = 35 |longEW = W

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area_code = 937
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Washington Township is one of the seventeen townships of Logan County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,945 people in the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39091 Logan County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 12 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Richland Township - northeast
*McArthur Township - east
*Harrison Township - southeast
*Pleasant Township - south
*Bloomfield Township - west
*Stokes Township - northwest

The village of Russells Point is located in northern Washington Township, and the unincorporated community of Lewistown lies in the township's center.

The southern part of Indian Lake is located in northern Washington Township.

Name and history

It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.

Washington Township was formed in 1839 from Bloomfield Township.Fact|date=July 2007

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 fiscal officer, 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 fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

In the elections of November 2007, Rick Beck defeated Jeff Weidner in the election for the position of township trustee. [Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township trustee results", "Bellefontaine Examiner", 2007-11-07, p. 2.] , while Lisa Miller was elected without opposition to the position of township fiscal officer. [Examiner Staff, The. "Township Trustees: Township fiscal officer", "Bellefontaine Examiner", 2007-11-07, p. 2.]

Transportation

U.S. Route 33 is the most important highway in Washington Township. Other significant highways in Washington Township include State Routes 47, 235, 274, 366, 368, 708, and 720.

References

External links

* [http://www.co.logan.oh.us County website]
* [http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/geosurvey/pdf/cotwpmap.pdf County & Township Map of Ohio] (PDF object)
* [http://www.co.logan.oh.us/html/county_map_-_large.html Detailed Logan County map]


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