- Fearing Township, Washington County, Ohio
official_name = Fearing Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 61.4
area_land_km2 = 60.8
area_water_km2 = 0.5
area_total_sq_mi = 23.7
area_land_sq_mi = 23.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 910
population_density_km2 = 15.0
population_density_sq_mi = 38.7
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 243
elevation_ft = 797
latd = 39 |latm = 29 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 23 |longs = 53 |longEW = W
Fearing Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County,
Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 910 people in the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39167 Washington County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]
Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Salem Township - north
*Liberty Township - northeast corner
*Lawrence Township - east
*Newport Township - southeast corner
*Marietta Township - south
*Muskingum Township - west
A small portion of the
county seatof Marietta is located in southwestern Fearing Township.
Name and history
It is the only Fearing Township 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.co.washington.oh.us County website]
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