Clinton Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Clinton Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Clinton Township (red) in Seneca County, adjacent to the city of Tiffin (yellow).
Location of Clinton Township (red) in Seneca County, adjacent to the city of Tiffin (yellow).
Coordinates: 41°7′23″N 83°8′16″W / 41.12306°N 83.13778°W / 41.12306; -83.13778Coordinates: 41°7′23″N 83°8′16″W / 41.12306°N 83.13778°W / 41.12306; -83.13778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Area
 • Total 31.1 sq mi (80.5 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,188
 • Density 135.2/sq mi (52.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16154[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086943[1]

Clinton Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. It is also the most populated township in the county. The 2000 census found 4,188 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

Name and history[edit]

Clinton Township was organized in 1820. It was named for DeWitt Clinton, 6th Governor of New York.[4]

It is one of seven Clinton Townships statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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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