Place:Paint, Highland, Ohio, United States

Coordinates39.216667°N 83.433333°W
Located inHighland, Ohio, United States     ( - Present)

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Paint Township, Highland County, Ohio

— Township —

Municipalities and townships of Highland County.

Coordinates: 39°13′13″N 83°26′39″W

Country United States

State Ohio

County Highland


• Total 	58.6 sq mi (151.7 km2)
• Land 	55.8 sq mi (144.6 km2)
• Water 	2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)

Elevation[1] 938 ft (286 m) Population (2000)

• Total 	4,112
• Density 	73.7/sq mi (28.4/km2)

Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

• Summer (DST) 	EDT (UTC-4)

FIPS code 39-59500[2] GNIS feature ID 1086310[1]

Paint Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,112 people in the township.[3]

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

   Madison Township - north
   Paint Township, Ross County - northeast
   Paxton Township, Ross County - east
   Perry Township, Pike County - southeast
   Brushcreek Township - south, east of Marshall Township
   Marshall Township - south, west of Brushcreek Township
   Liberty Township - southwest
   Penn Township - west
   Fairfield Township - northwest

No municipalities are located in Paint Township.

It is one of six Paint Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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. [edit] References

   ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
   ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
   ^ Highland County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
   ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
   ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.