Greenfield Township, Gallia County, Ohio

Greenfield Township, Gallia County, Ohio
Fields along Cambria Furnace Road, near the Jackson County boundary
Fields along Cambria Furnace Road, near the Jackson County boundary
Location of Greenfield Township in Gallia County
Location of Greenfield Township in Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°49′11″N 82°31′5″W / 38.81972°N 82.51806°W / 38.81972; -82.51806Coordinates: 38°49′11″N 82°31′5″W / 38.81972°N 82.51806°W / 38.81972; -82.51806
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGallia
Area
 • Total33.2 sq mi (86.1 km2)
 • Land33.2 sq mi (86.0 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation728 ft (222 m)
Population
 • Total495
 • Density15/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-32074
GNIS feature ID1086137

Greenfield Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 495.

Geography

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

It is the most westerly township in the county.

No municipalities are located in Greenfield Township.

Name and history

Statewide, other Greenfield Townships are located in Fairfield and Huron Counties.

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, 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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