Delaware Township, Hancock County, Ohio

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Delaware Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Delaware Township in Hancock County.
Location of Delaware Township in Hancock County.
Coordinates: 40°52′33″N 83°33′51″W / 40.87583°N 83.56417°W / 40.87583; -83.56417Coordinates: 40°52′33″N 83°33′51″W / 40.87583°N 83.56417°W / 40.87583; -83.56417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (80.7 km2)
 • Land 31.2 sq mi (80.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,229
 • Density 39.4/sq mi (15.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-21462[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086243[1]

Delaware Township is one of the seventeen townships of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,229 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Mount Blanchard is located in northern Delaware Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Delaware Townships are located in Defiance and Delaware counties.

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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