ⓘ Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Brown Township: east Madison Township: south ..

                                     

ⓘ Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio

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

  • Brown Township: east
  • Madison Township: southeast
  • Elk Township: south
  • Jackson Township: west
  • Starr Township, Hocking County: northeast corner
  • Washington Township, Hocking County: north
  • Benton Township, Hocking County: northwest

No municipalities are located in Swan Township, although the unincorporated community of Creola lies in the southern part of the township. It also contains the unincorporated communities of Hue and Orland.

                                     

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.