Springfield Township, Hamilton County, Ohio

Springfield Township, Hamilton County, Ohio

Township government building

Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°14′39″N 84°31′34″W / 39.24417°N 84.52611°W / 39.24417; -84.52611Coordinates: 39°14′39″N 84°31′34″W / 39.24417°N 84.52611°W / 39.24417; -84.52611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Established 1795
  Township Administrator Michael T. Hinnenkamp
  Assistant Administrator Christopher Gilbert
  Trustee President Joseph Honorlaw
  Trustee Vice President Gwen McFarlin
  Trustee Mark Berning
  Total 16.6 sq mi (43.1 km2)
  Land 16.4 sq mi (42.4 km2)
  Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 36,319
  Density 2,200/sq mi (840/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-74121[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086230[1]
Website www.springfieldtwp.org

Springfield Township is one of the twelve townships of Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 36,319 people in the township.[3]


Located in the northern part of the county, it has the following borders:

Most of Springfield Township today consists of the center of what was originally the township, although many small "islands" exist elsewhere due to annexations. The following municipalities exist in what was once part of Springfield Township:

  • Arlington Heights, in the southeast
  • Cincinnati, in the south
  • Fairfield, in the northwest
  • Forest Park, in the north
  • Glendale, in the northeast
  • North College Hill, in the southwest
  • Springdale, in the northeast
  • Woodlawn, in the east
  • Wyoming, in the southeast

The following census-designated places are in the township:

Residential housing in Finneytown

Name and history

It is one of eleven Springfield 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.

The trustees elected in the year after the Presidential election are Mark Berning and Joe Honerlaw. The trustee elected in the year before the Presidential election is Gwen McFarlin. Dan Berning is the fiscal officer.


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