ⓘ Washington Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. Located in the far northern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Greenfield Township, Gallia Coun ..

                                     

ⓘ Washington Township, Lawrence County, Ohio

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

  • Greenfield Township, Gallia County - east
  • Decatur Township - south
  • Bloom Township, Scioto County - west
  • Jefferson Township, Jackson County - north
  • Symmes Township - southeast

The unincorporated community of Firebrick is located in Washington 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.

                                     

2. Education

Washington Townships education services K-12, are provided, for the most part, by the Oak Hill Union Local School District. A smaller portion of the township is provided services from the Rock Hill Local School District, which offers Pre-K through 12th grades.