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Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Harrison
FIPS code  39-51394
Elevation  363 m
Local time  Thursday 1:28 PM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086278
Area  68.1 km²
Population  1,241 (2000)
Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio
Weather  1°C, Wind W at 23 km/h, 48% Humidity

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.

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Map of Monroe Township, OH, USA

Geography

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.

    Name and history

    It is one of twenty-two Monroe Townships 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 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.

    References

    Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio Wikipedia


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