Cedarville Township, Greene County, Ohio

Cedarville Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the township population was 5,500,[3] of whom 1,481 lived in the unincorporated portions.

Cedarville Township, Greene County, Ohio
Home of Whitelaw Reid, northwest of Cedarville
Location of Cedarville Township in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°44′20″N 83°48′23″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGreene
Area
  Total39.3 sq mi (101.7 km2)
  Land39.2 sq mi (101.4 km2)
  Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation1,047 ft (319 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total5,500
  Density140/sq mi (54.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45314
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-12798[2]
GNIS feature ID1086166[1]

Geography

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

The village of Cedarville is located in central Cedarville Township.

Name and history

Cedarville Township was established in 1850 from land given by Xenia, Miami, and Ross townships.[4][5][6]

It is the only Cedarville 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.

The township trustees meet in the Cedarville Opera House in Cedarville, which serves as the township hall.[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): Cedarville township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  4. Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 324.
  5. Dills, R. S. (1881). History of Greene County: Together with Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio. Odell & Mayer. p. 536.
  6. Greene County, 1803-1908. Aldine Publishing House. 1908. p. 97.
  7. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. Cedarville Township Trustee Meeting Archived 2011-10-08 at the Wayback Machine, Cedarville Chamber of Commerce, n.d. Accessed 2011-08-18.
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