Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Clinton Township in Fulton County
Location of Clinton Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°32′43″N 84°9′22″W / 41.54528°N 84.15611°W / 41.54528; -84.15611Coordinates: 41°32′43″N 84°9′22″W / 41.54528°N 84.15611°W / 41.54528; -84.15611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 41.6 sq mi (107.8 km2)
 • Land 41.5 sq mi (107.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation [1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,280
 • Density 223.4/sq mi (86.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16126[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086122[1]

Clinton Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 9,280 people in the township, 2,189 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The city of Wauseon, the county seat of Fulton County, is located in eastern Clinton Township, and the unincorporated community of Pettisville lies in the township's west.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Clinton Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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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