Beavercreek Township, Greene County, Ohio

Beavercreek Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the township population was 52,156,[3] up from 41,745 at the 2000 census. Of the 52,156 residents at the 2010 census, 5,762 lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Beavercreek Township, Greene County, Ohio
Suburban development off Trebein Road
Location of Beavercreek Township in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 84°3′12″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGreene
Area
  Total49.2 sq mi (127.5 km2)
  Land48.8 sq mi (126.3 km2)
  Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total52,156
  Density1,070/sq mi (413.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
45305 45324 45385 45430 45431 45434 45440
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-04724[2]
GNIS feature ID1086164[1]
Websitebeavercreektownship.org

Geography

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

Several populated places are located in Beavercreek Township:

Name and history

Beavercreek Township was established in 1803 at a meeting in a log house on Beaver Creek.[6]

It is the only Beavercreek Township statewide.

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,[7] 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.

Education

Beavercreek Township is in close proximity to Antioch College, Cedarville University, Central State University, University of Dayton, Wilberforce University, and Wright State University.

Beavercreek City School District consists of one middle school, part of the $84 million bond issue passed on November 4, 2008, to be used to build an elementary and middle school and renovate buildings district-wide.[8]

References

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Beavercreek township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Remainder of Beavercreek township, Beavercreek township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  5. Greene County, Ohio Archived 2007-11-11 at the Wayback Machine, Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.
  6. Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 204.
  7. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. "Beavercreek Schools Levy Information". Archived from the original on 2013-08-19. Retrieved 2011-08-25.
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