Harlan Township is one of eleven townships in Warren County, Ohio. Located in the SE corner of the county, Harlan Township was officially organized in 1860 when State Representative Aaron Harlan, a resident of Xenia Ohio, created the township through an official act of the Ohio General Assembly.

The township proudly supports the villages of Butlerville and Pleasant Plain, the unincorporated community of Level, and surrounding rural area. Harlan Township has a population of approximately 3,650 residents and covers an area of 45 square miles.


The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees and a fiscal officer who are elected in a rotating cycle and serve four-year terms.

Public Services

Schools - The Blanchester, Clinton Massie, Goshen and Little Miami school districts serve the township.

Postal Service - Mail is delivered through the post offices located in Pleasant Plain, Morrow, Goshen and Blanchester.

Road Maintenance - The primary function of the township maintenance department is to maintain roads, right-of-ways, parks and cemeteries for Harlan Township.

Harlan Township Fire & Rescue - Harlan Township Fire & Rescue is an all-volunteer department, with two locations, that serves the entireHarlan Township and assists other townships/areas when needed.



1st & 3rd Wed      7:00 PM       Monthly Trustee Meeting
every month                                @ Township Adm. Bldg.