Monroe Township, Preble County, Ohio
|Monroe Township, Preble County, Ohio|
Geeting Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
|Location of Monroe Township in Preble County
Location of Monroe Township in Preble County
|• Total||35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)|
|• Land||35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,109 ft (338 m)|
|• Density||65.0/sq mi (25.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086853|
Monroe Township is one of the twelve townships of Preble County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,290 people in the township, 1,314 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Butler Township, Darke County - north
- Twin Township, Darke County - northeast corner
- Harrison Township - east
- Twin Township - southeast corner
- Washington Township - south
- Jackson Township - southwest corner
- Jefferson Township - west
- Harrison Township, Darke County - northwest corner
Name and history
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.
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