About the Ohio Township Association

The Ohio Township Association is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting and preserving Ohio townships and township government through educational materials, forums, and lobbying efforts.


The Ohio Township Association has more than 5,200 active members, made up of trustees and fiscal officers from Ohio’s 1,308 townships, and more than 3,000 affiliate and associate members.

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Townships 101
Learn all about how townships began, view the Ohio townships map and township websites, what townships do, how elections are run, and much more! 

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The OTA provides trainings in multiple formats throughout the year, offering educational opportunities for township officials and staff. Such opportunities include periodic events for OTAN (Ohio Township Administrators Network), the Law Directors Group, the Zoning Inspectors Group, the OTA's annual Winter Conference & Trade Show, and a variety of webinars

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