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Monroe Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,241 people in the township, 827 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio Wikipedia
Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:Orange Township, Carroll County - north
Perry Township, Carroll County - northeast
North Township - east
Stock Township - southeast
Franklin Township - south
Mill Township, Tuscarawas County - southwest
Union Township, Tuscarawas County - northwest
The village of Bowerston is located in northeastern Monroe Township.
It is one of twenty-two Monroe Townships statewide.
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.