Richland Township (Darke County, Ohio)

Darke County


Richland Township is one of 20 townships of Darke County in the U.S. state of Ohio. According to the census in 2000 862 inhabitants were registered here.


Richland Township is located northeast of the geographical center of the Darke County in western Ohio and bordered clockwise to the townships: York Township, Wayne Township, Adams Township, Greenville Township and Brown Township.


The township is administered by a Board of Trustees consisting of three elected members. Two persons are elected in the year after the presidential election and one each in the previous year. The term of office lasts four years, beginning on 1 January. There is also a Township Clerk ( responsible for finance and budget), which is also elected in the year before the presidential election to a four -year term. Whose term of office begins on April 1.