Hamer Township, Highland County, Ohio

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Hamer Township, Highland County, Ohio
Road scene in East Danville
Road scene in East Danville
Location of Hamer Township in Highland County
Location of Hamer Township in Highland County
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Highland
 • Total 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (58.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 699
 • Density 31.0/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-32970[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086304[1]

Hamer Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 699 people in the township.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Hamer Township, although the unincorporated community of East Danville lies in the township's southeast.

Name and history

It is the only Hamer 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.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Highland County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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