ⓘ Orange Township, Shelby County, Ohio. Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Green Township - east Perry Township - nor ..

                                     

ⓘ Orange Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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

  • Green Township - east
  • Perry Township - northeast
  • Brown Township, Miami County - southeast
  • Springcreek Township, Miami County - south
  • Washington Township - west
  • Clinton Township - north
  • Washington Township, Miami County - southwest

A small portion of the city of Sidney, the county seat of Shelby County, is located in northern Orange Township, and the unincorporated community of Kirkwood lies in the townships southwest.

                                     

1. 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.