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Fire Hydrant Flushing

Fire hydrant flushing will occur in the unincorporated areas of Mifflin Township between May 27th…

2024 Memorial Day Remembrance Schedule

2024 Memorial Day Remembrance Schedule

Meet Our Elected Officials…

Want to attend a meeting? The Mifflin Township trustees invites you to join them, either in person or virtually. Staff meetings are held at 10 a.m. on the first Monday of each month and trustees’ meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the OPS Center, 400 W. Johnstown Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230, 2nd Floor, EOC Conference Room B.

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Fire

Operating out of four fire stations and a 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, the township responds to more than 12,000 calls for fire, EMS and rescue services each year.

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Police

Township Police patrol nearly four square miles in the unincorporated area, protecting more than 4,000 residents and providing back-up to EMS and fire runs.

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Cemeteries

Mifflin Cemetery, located off of Olde Ridenour Road, and Riverside Cemetery, located off Sunbury Road, are managed and maintained by the Division of Service.

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Service

The township maintains 15 miles of paved roads and alleys, storm sewers, trims trees, signage and other potential safety issues in the unincorporated area.

A Rich History

Mifflin Township in Franklin County is a type of township known as a civil township. Typically, a board of township trustees oversees the township. The major issues that a township government addresses are cemetery maintenance, trash collection, road upkeep and snow removal and, sometimes, police and fire services. Civil townships are most common in rural areas, but even large cities sometimes expand around townships or parts of townships. Commonly townships are annexed into a municipality as a town or city develops and expands. Over the years, portions of Mifflin Township have been annexed into the city of Columbus or Gahanna as these municipalities have grown.

To learn more about townships in Ohio, visit the Ohio Township Association and check out the Ohio Townships tab or https://ohio.gov/government/localities/. Download a current map of Mifflin Township here to see existing boundaries.