Fitchville Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Fitchville Township, Huron County, Ohio
Location of Fitchville Township in Huron County.
Location of Fitchville Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°5′45″N 82°28′59″W / 41.09583°N 82.48306°W / 41.09583; -82.48306Coordinates: 41°5′45″N 82°28′59″W / 41.09583°N 82.48306°W / 41.09583; -82.48306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
 • Total 25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,012
 • Density 39.1/sq mi (15.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44851
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-27216[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086345[1]

Fitchville Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,012 people in the township.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Fitchville Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Fitchville Township statewide.[4]

Fitchville Township is named for one Colonel Fitch, a landowner and native of Connecticut.[5][6]


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,[7] 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.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Huron County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 126. 
  6. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 218. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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