Spring Valley Township, Greene County, Ohio

Spring Valley Township is one of twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,581,[3] of whom 2,105 lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.

Spring Valley Township, Greene County, Ohio
Former township high school, now a bean bag chair factory
Location of Spring Valley Township in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°36′44″N 83°59′59″W
CountryUnited States
  Total34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
  Land34.3 sq mi (88.8 km2)
  Water0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation741 ft (226 m)
  Density75/sq mi (29.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-74223[2]
GNIS feature ID1086173[1]


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

The village of Spring Valley is located in central Spring Valley Township.

The Little Miami River flows through Spring Valley Township.[4] At the point where the river crosses the county line into Warren County is located Greene County's lowest point, 730 feet (220 m) above sea level.[5]

Name and history

Spring Valley Township was created in 1856.[6]

It is the only Spring Valley Township statewide.[7]


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,[8] 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. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Spring Valley township, Greene County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  4. DeLorme. (2004). Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer, p. 65. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  5. Greene County, Ohio Statistics. Greene County. Accessed 2007-06-01.
  6. Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 340.
  7. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  8. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
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