Napoleon Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Napoleon Township, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°23′18″N 84°8′43″W / 41.38833°N 84.14528°W / 41.38833; -84.14528Coordinates: 41°23′18″N 84°8′43″W / 41.38833°N 84.14528°W / 41.38833; -84.14528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Land 34.7 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 10,331
 • Density 297.9/sq mi (115.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 43545, 43550
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-53564[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086294[1]
Location of Napoleon Township (red) in Henry County, around the city of Napoleon (yellow)

Napoleon Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 10,331 people in the township, 1,513 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

Most of the city of Napoleon, the county seat of Henry County, is located in the eastern half of Napoleon Township, and the unincorporated community of Okolona lies in the township's southwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Napoleon 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.


  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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