Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio

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Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Township
Farm fields in Marion Township
Farm fields in Marion Township
Location of Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Location of Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°41′49″N 83°49′23″W / 40.69694°N 83.82306°W / 40.69694; -83.82306Coordinates: 40°41′49″N 83°49′23″W / 40.69694°N 83.82306°W / 40.69694; -83.82306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hardin
Area
 • Total 33.2 sq mi (86.0 km2)
 • Land 33.2 sq mi (85.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,449
 • Density 73.8/sq mi (28.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47712[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086266[1]

Marion Township is one of the fifteen townships of Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,449 people in the township, 1,039 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Marion Township: Alger in the northwest, and McGuffey in the east.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twelve Marion Townships statewide.[4]

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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