ⓘ Rush Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Washington Township - southwest corn ..

                                     

ⓘ Rush Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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

  • Washington Township - southwest corner
  • Washington Township, Harrison County - southeast
  • Perry Township - south
  • Warwick Township - northwest
  • Clay Township - west
  • Franklin Township, Harrison County - east
  • Mill Township - north

Part of the village of Gnadenhutten is located in northwestern Rush Township, and the unincorporated community of Stillwater lies in the eastern part of the township.

                                     

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. The current trustees are Chad Poland, Fred Edwards, and Terry Grant, and the fiscal officer is Myron Armstrong.