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Monroe Township, Clermont County, Ohio

Monroe Township is one of the fourteen townships of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 7,828.[3]

Monroe Township, Clermont County, Ohio
Grant Birthplace at Point Pleasant
Grant Birthplace at Point Pleasant
Location of Monroe Township in Clermont County
Location of Monroe Township in Clermont County
Coordinates: 38°56′50″N 84°11′25″W / 38.94722°N 84.19028°W / 38.94722; -84.19028Coordinates: 38°56′50″N 84°11′25″W / 38.94722°N 84.19028°W / 38.94722; -84.19028
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyClermont
Area
 • Total31.7 sq mi (82.1 km2)
 • Land31.4 sq mi (81.4 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation879 ft (268 m)
Population
 • Total7,828
 • Density249/sq mi (96.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-51338[2]
GNIS feature ID1085867[1]
Websitemonroetwp.org

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GeographyEdit

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

Campbell County, Kentucky lies across the Ohio River to the southwest.

No municipalities are located in Monroe Township, although the unincorporated community of Point Pleasant lies in the township's south along the Ohio River.

Name and historyEdit

GovernmentEdit

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.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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): Monroe township, Clermont County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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