Milford Township, Defiance County, Ohio

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Milford Township, Defiance County, Ohio
Township
Location of Milford Township in Defiance County
Location of Milford Township in Defiance County
Coordinates: 41°23′22″N 84°45′28″W / 41.38944°N 84.75778°W / 41.38944; -84.75778Coordinates: 41°23′22″N 84°45′28″W / 41.38944°N 84.75778°W / 41.38944; -84.75778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Defiance
Area
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,013
 • Density 28.7/sq mi (11.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-50190[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086036[1]

Milford Township is one of the twelve townships of Defiance County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,013 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern corner of the county along the Indiana line, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Milford Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Milford Townships are located in Butler and Knox 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,[4] 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.

Transportation[edit]

Two significant highways in Milford Township are State Route 49, which travels from north to south, and State Route 249, which travels from east to west. They meet in the center of the township.[5]

References[edit]

  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. ^ census, Defiance County. Accessed 2007-04-21
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 34. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.

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