Founded in 1801, Washington Township encompasses 37.56 square miles located in the southern central part of Clermont County, Ohio. Bordered by the beautiful Ohio River, Washington Township has many scenic views and outdoor activities to pursue. Situated just 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, Washington’s 2,278 residents enjoy the benefits of country living, with all the benefits of “the big city”. Washington Township residents can choose from a variety of family oriented recreational activities; from boating on the Ohio River, to hiking and fishing at the Washington Township Park. Washington Township is also home to Zimmer Power Station, a vital Duke Energy Electric generation plant and Meldahl Locks and Dam.
Government services are provided by a three person Board of Trustees and a Fiscal Officer, each elected by Washington residents for four-year terms. Washington Township provides professional full time Fire & Rescue, Road and Cemetery Maintenance services. The Trustees and Fiscal Officer oversee a $5+ million dollar budget with day-to-day operations handled directly by the Board with the support of administrative staff. The Board holds regular monthly meetings that are open to the public.
The Board is committed to treating our residents, business owners and others that come in contact with our government as valuable assets to our community.