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Harlan Township, OH

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Harlan Township is named for Aaron Harlan of Xenia, Ohio who served in Congress and was a member of the Ohio General Assembly that created the township. Established in 1818, the area was originally called Salem. The land was divided in 1860 with the southern-most part becoming Harlan Township.


Harlan Township is governed by three trustees and a fiscal officer – all of whom are elected for a four-year term. The township is part of Little Miami, Goshen, Blancheter and Clinton Massie school districts in Warren County. One finds farms of all sizes in Harlan Township. Homes range from modest ranches to stately two stories, many of which are located on beautiful, treed lots on a variety of acreage sizes.


The township is located near to State Route 22 /3. From there, I-71 is within a 15-minute drive. It is a one-hourdrive to downtown Cincinnati.


All seven of Cincinnati’s finest hospitals are within a 45 to 60-minute drive via the interstate, including Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Christ Hospital and University Hospital. Atrium Medical Center is located in Middletown.


Local businesses, shops and restaurants are located in nearby Blanchester. Shopping in Cincinnati at the Kenwood Towne Centre with Nordstrom’s, Macy’s and Dillards, along with 200 national brand retail stores is a 30-minute drive away.


William F. Whitacre Memorial Park in located in Blanchester and offers baseball fields among other outdoor features.