Dodson Township, Highland County, Ohio

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Dodson Township, Highland County, Ohio
Lynchburg-Clay High School
Location of Dodson Township in Highland County
Location of Dodson Township in Highland County
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Highland
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Land 26.3 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,514
 • Density 95.7/sq mi (37.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-22204[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086302[1]

Dodson Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,514 people in the township, 1,166 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Lynchburg is located in northern Dodson Township.

Name and history

It is the only Dodson Township statewide.[4]


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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