Liberty Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Ohio
Location of Liberty Township in Henry County
Location of Liberty Township in Henry County
Coordinates: 41°26′28″N 84°2′49″W / 41.44111°N 84.04694°W / 41.44111; -84.04694Coordinates: 41°26′28″N 84°2′49″W / 41.44111°N 84.04694°W / 41.44111; -84.04694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
 • Total 32.6 sq mi (84.5 km2)
 • Land 32.1 sq mi (83.0 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,591
 • Density 80.8/sq mi (31.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43176[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086291[1]

Liberty Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,591 people in the township, 1,296 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

A small part of the county seat of Napoleon is located in southwestern Liberty Township, and most of the village of Liberty Center is located in the eastern part of the township.

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It is one of twenty-five Liberty Townships statewide.[4]


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.

Township residents vote at the Liberty & Washington Townships Fire Station in Liberty Center.[citation needed]


  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. ^ Henry 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. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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