Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio

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Green Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Map of Harrison County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels.PNG
Municipalities and townships of Harrison County.
Coordinates: 40°19′23″N 80°55′24″W / 40.32306, -80.92333Coordinates: 40°19′23″N 80°55′24″W / 40.32306, -80.92333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,198 ft (365 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,898
 • Density 53.3/sq mi (20.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-31766[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086277[1]

Green Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,898 people in the township, 914 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

The village of Hopedale is located in northeastern Green Township, and the unincorporated community of Pittsburgh Junction lies in the western part of the township.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of sixteen Green Townships statewide.[4]


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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