Fitchville Township, Huron County, Ohio
|Fitchville Township, Huron County, Ohio|
Location of Fitchville Township in Huron County.
|• 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||984 ft (300 m)|
|• Density||39.1/sq mi (15.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086345|
Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Hartland Township - north
- Clarksfield Township - northeast corner
- New London Township - east
- Ruggles Township, Ashland County - southeast corner
- Greenwich Township - south
- Ripley Township - southwest corner
- Fairfield Township - west
- Bronson Township - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Fitchville Township.
Name and history
It is the only Fitchville Township statewide.
Fitchville Township is named for one Colonel Fitch.
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Huron County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 126.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.