McLean Township, Shelby County, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
McLean Township, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°21′47″N 84°22′11″W / 40.36306°N 84.36972°W / 40.36306; -84.36972Coordinates: 40°21′47″N 84°22′11″W / 40.36306°N 84.36972°W / 40.36306; -84.36972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
 • Total 33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Land 32.3 sq mi (83.5 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,082
 • Density 95.5/sq mi (36.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46172[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086965[1]
Municipalities, townships, and waterways of Shelby County.

McLean Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,082 people in the township, 1,738 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

The village of Fort Loramie is located in the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only McLean Township 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.


External links[edit]