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Washington Township, Hardin County, Ohio

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Washington Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in Washington Township
Countryside in Washington Township
Location of Washington Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Location of Washington Township, Hardin County, Ohio

Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 83°42′35″W / 40.77917°N 83.70972°W / 40.77917; -83.70972Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 83°42′35″W / 40.77917°N 83.70972°W / 40.77917; -83.70972{{#coordinates:40|46|45|N|83|42|35|W|type:city(787)_region:US-OH |primary |name=

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Country United States
State Ohio
County Hardin
Area
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 787
 • Density 21.9/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-81298[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086270[1]

Washington Township is one of the fifteen townships of Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 787 people in the township.[3]

Geography

Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Washington Township, although the unincorporated community of Dola lies in the center of the township.

Name and history

It is one of forty-three Washington Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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.

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