Greenwich Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Greenwich Township, Huron County, Ohio
Township
Location of Greenwich Township in Huron County.
Location of Greenwich Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°2′34″N 82°29′29″W / 41.04278°N 82.49139°W / 41.04278; -82.49139Coordinates: 41°2′34″N 82°29′29″W / 41.04278°N 82.49139°W / 41.04278; -82.49139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 25.0 sq mi (64.7 km2)
 • Land 25.0 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,043 ft (318 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 954
 • Density 38.2/sq mi (14.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44837
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-32382[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086347[1]

Greenwich Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 954 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Greenwich is located in western Greenwich Township.

Name and history[edit]

Greenwich Township was named after Greenwich, Connecticut, the hometown of many of its pioneer settlers.[4]

It is the only Greenwich Township 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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