Sterling Township, Brown County, Ohio


Sterling Township, Brown County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Sterling Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Brown County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Brown

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area_total_km2 = 75.3
area_land_km2 = 75.3
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 29.1
area_land_sq_mi = 29.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3753
population_density_km2 = 49.8
population_density_sq_mi = 129.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 281
elevation_ft = 922
latd = 39 |latm = 4 |lats = 20 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 58 |longs = 26 |longEW = W

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Sterling Township is one of the sixteen townships of Brown County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,753 people in the township, 3,604 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39015 Brown County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the northern extension of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Perry Township - north
*Green Township - east
*Pike Township - south
*Williamsburg Township, Clermont County - southwest
*Jackson Township, Clermont County - northwest

Part of the village of Mount Orab is located in southeastern Sterling Township.

Name and history

It is the only Sterling Township statewide.

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.county.brown.oh.us County website]


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