ⓘ Patterson Township, Darke County, Ohio. Patterson Township is one of the twenty townships of Darke County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1.365 peop ..

                                     

ⓘ Patterson Township, Darke County, Ohio

Patterson Township is one of the twenty townships of Darke County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1.365 people in the township, 967 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • Cynthian Township, Shelby County - east
  • York Township - southwest
  • Loramie Township, Shelby County - southeast corner
  • Wayne Township - south
  • Wabash Township - west
  • Marion Township, Mercer County - north
  • McLean Township, Shelby County - northeast

Two incorporated villages are located in Patterson Township: Osgood in the northwest, and Yorkshire in the west.

                                     

2. 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. The current trustees are Ken Bohman, Samual Pohlman, and Steven Puthoff, and the clerk is Paul Albers.