Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
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Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Across the broad fields of rural Townsend Township
Across the broad fields of rural Townsend Township
Location of Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Location of Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°23?6?N 82°54?15?W / 41.38500°N 82.90417°W / 41.38500; -82.90417Coordinates: 41°23?6?N 82°54?15?W / 41.38500°N 82.90417°W / 41.38500; -82.90417
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySandusky
Area
 o Total33.8 sq mi (87.6 km2)
 o Land32.5 sq mi (84.1 km2)
 o Water1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation604 ft (184 m)
Population
 o Total1,670
 o Density51.4/sq mi (19.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-77162[2]
GNIS feature ID1086918[1]

Townsend Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 1,670 people lived in the township.[3]

Geography

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Townsend Township, although the census-designated places of Vickery and Whites Landing are located in the township's west and north.

Name and history

Statewide, the only other Townsend Township is located in Huron County.

Government

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[4] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio -- Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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