is one of the seventeen townships
of Highland County
, United States
. The 2000 census
found 1,374 people in the township, 1,001 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
The village of Mowrystown is located in southern Whiteoak Township.
Name and history
It is the only Whiteoak Township statewide.
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.