Silvercreek Township, Greene County, Ohio


Silvercreek Township, Greene County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Silvercreek Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Greene County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Greene

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area_total_km2 = 68.7
area_land_km2 = 68.4
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 26.5
area_land_sq_mi = 26.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3688
population_density_km2 = 53.9
population_density_sq_mi = 139.6

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 323
elevation_ft = 1060
latd = 39 |latm = 39 |lats = 11 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 44 |longs = 3 |longEW = W

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Silvercreek Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,688 people in the township, 1,771 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39057 Greene County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Ross Township - north
*Jefferson Township, Fayette County - east
*Jasper Township, Fayette County - southeast
*Jefferson Township - south
*Caesarscreek Township - southwest
*New Jasper Township - west

Most of the village of Jamestown is located in northwestern Silvercreek Township, and part of the census-designated place of Shawnee Hills is located in the township's west.

Name and history

It is the only Silvercreek 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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.co.greene.oh.us County website]


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