New London Township, Huron County, Ohio

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New London Township, Ohio
Township
Location of New London Township in Huron County.
Location of New London Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°5′30″N 82°23′25″W / 41.09167°N 82.39028°W / 41.09167; -82.39028Coordinates: 41°5′30″N 82°23′25″W / 41.09167°N 82.39028°W / 41.09167; -82.39028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.1 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.1 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,440
 • Density 132.8/sq mi (51.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44851
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-54922[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086351[1]

New London Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,440 people in the township, 744 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of New London is located in southern New London Township.

Name and history[edit]

New London Township was organized in 1817. It was named after New London, Connecticut, the hometown of many of its pioneer settlers.[4]

It is the only New London 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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