New Haven Township, Huron County, Ohio

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New Haven Township, Ohio
Township
Motto: "First Township in Huron County Ohio"
Location of New Haven Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Location of New Haven Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Coordinates: 41°1′29″N 82°40′30″W / 41.02472°N 82.67500°W / 41.02472; -82.67500Coordinates: 41°1′29″N 82°40′30″W / 41.02472°N 82.67500°W / 41.02472; -82.67500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.7 km2)
 • Land 23.1 sq mi (60.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,860
 • Density 123.5/sq mi (47.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44850
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-54712[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086350[1]

New Haven Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,860 people in the township, 2,011 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

Several populated places are located in New Haven Township:

Name and history[edit]

New Haven Township was named after New Haven, Connecticut, because many pioneer settlers were natives of the state of Connecticut.[4]

It is the only New Haven Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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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