Sugarcreek_Township,_Greene_County,_Ohio

Sugarcreek Township, Greene County, Ohio

Sugarcreek Township is one of the twelve townships of Greene County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,629 people in the township.

Sugarcreek Township and Bellbrook will vote November 4, 2008 on whether to create a merger study commission.

Geography

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

Three cities are located in Sugarcreek Township: Bellbrook in the west, a small part of Centerville in the northwest, and a small part of Xenia in the northeast.

Name and history

It is the only Sugarcreek Township statewide. There are, however, 5 Sugar Creek Townships 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.

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