Greenfield Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Greenfield Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Greenfield Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Location of Greenfield Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Coordinates: 41°5′32″N 82°41′58″W / 41.09222°N 82.69944°W / 41.09222; -82.69944Coordinates: 41°5′32″N 82°41′58″W / 41.09222°N 82.69944°W / 41.09222; -82.69944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.3 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.4 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,442
 • Density 57.1/sq mi (22.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-32102[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086346[1]

Greenfield Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,442 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the city of Willard is located in southwestern Greenfield Township, and the unincorporated community of Steuben lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Greenfield Township was organized in 1815.[4]

Statewide, other Greenfield Townships are located in Fairfield and Gallia 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,[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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