Paint Township, Highland County, Ohio

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Paint Township, Highland County, Ohio
Township
Old mill site on Rocky Fork Creek
Old mill site on Rocky Fork Creek
Location of Paint Township in Highland County
Location of Paint Township in Highland County
Coordinates: 39°13′13″N 83°26′39″W / 39.22028°N 83.44417°W / 39.22028; -83.44417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Highland
Area
 • Total 58.6 sq mi (151.7 km2)
 • Land 55.8 sq mi (144.6 km2)
 • Water 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,112
 • Density 73.7/sq mi (28.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-59500[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086310[1]

Paint Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,112 people in the township.[3]

Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Paint Township.

Name and history

It is one of six Paint 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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