ⓘ Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio. Monroe Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1.241 peo ..

                                     

ⓘ Monroe Township, Harrison County, Ohio

Monroe Township is one of the fifteen townships of Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1.241 people in the township, 827 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

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

  • Union Township, Tuscarawas County - northwest
  • Stock Township - southeast
  • North Township - east
  • Franklin Township - south
  • Perry Township, Carroll County - northeast
  • Mill Township, Tuscarawas County - southwest
  • Orange Township, Carroll County - north

The village of Bowerston is located in northeastern Monroe Township.

                                     

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.