- Paint Township, Wayne County, Ohio
official_name = Paint Township, Wayne County, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Wayne County.
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 63.2
area_land_km2 = 63.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 24.4
area_land_sq_mi = 24.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2823
population_density_km2 = 44.6
population_density_sq_mi = 115.6
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 336
elevation_ft = 1102
latd = 40 |latm = 41 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 42 |longs = 30 |longEW = W
Paint Township is one of the sixteen townships of Wayne County,
Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,823 people in the township, 2,577 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39151 Wayne County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]
Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Sugar Creek Township - north
*Sugar Creek Township, Stark County - east
*Paint Township, Holmes County - south
*Salt Creek Township, Holmes County - southwest corner
*Salt Creek Township - west
*East Union Township - northwest corner
The village of Mount Eaton is located in central Paint Township.
Name and history
It is one of six Paint Townships statewide.
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.
* [http://www.waynedevelopment.org/waynemap.html Wayne County township map]
* [http://www.wayneohio.org County website]
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