Bucyrus Township, Crawford County, Ohio

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Bucyrus Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Bucyrus Township (red) in Crawford County, next to the city of Bucyrus (yellow).
Location of Bucyrus Township (red) in Crawford County, next to the city of Bucyrus (yellow).
Coordinates: 40°47′6″N 83°0′34″W / 40.78500°N 83.00944°W / 40.78500; -83.00944Coordinates: 40°47′6″N 83°0′34″W / 40.78500°N 83.00944°W / 40.78500; -83.00944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 31.4 sq mi (81.4 km2)
 • Land 31.4 sq mi (81.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 828
 • Density 26.3/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44820
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-10044[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085933[1]

Bucyrus Township is one of the sixteen townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 828 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Most of the city of Bucyrus, the county seat of Crawford County, is located in northeastern Bucyrus Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Bucyrus Township statewide.

Government[edit]

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.

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