Ohio Township

of Warrick County Indiana

About Ohio Township

Ohio Township is one of ten townships in Warrick County, Indiana.  As of the 2020 census, its population was 41,238 and it contained 16,662 housing units. It contains 65% of Warrick County’s population. It has the third largest township population in Southwestern Indiana, behind two townships in Vanderburgh County and is one of the fastest growing townships in Indiana. This information is based from the 2020 census.

Ohio Township was organized in 1826 by the Ohio River.  The township derives its name from the Ohio River which makes up is southern border.  Ohio Township has many famous sites to see such as Angel Mounds, Ellerbusch Site, and the Roberts-Morton House.



I hope you find our website beneficial to you. We have designed our site to be a resource of information to the community and hope you will find it useful, whether you are a first-time visitor or are familiar with the role of the Township Trustee in Indiana government.

As the Ohio Township Trustee, I am an elected official of the local government, serving for a term of four years unless re-elected for additional terms. I administer a township which is a political subdivision of a county. I am charged with the mission to provide in a fiscally responsible manner:

  • fire protection for areas of the township that are not incorporated into the city or town
  • emergency and short-term assistance to low-income households who, despite their personal efforts, are not able to provide for their basic needs
  • inspection and care of four (4) abandoned cemeteries
  • control of tall grass and rank vegetation in residential areas
  • management of the township budget and financial records
  • preparation of an annual financial report for the State Board of Accounts
  • management of all township owned properties and buildings
  • receipt and pay-out of township funds

I welcome communication with our constituents and I serve to advance the services here in Ohio Township.

Our office is dedicated to treating everyone with respect and dignity and I/we are here to serve you. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us at 812-853-8835.



Chad Bennett

Ohio Township Trustee

Ohio Township Office

3433 Libbert Rd
Newburgh, IN. 47630


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