Peru Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Peru Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Peru Township in Huron County.
Location of Peru Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°10′45″N 82°41′29″W / 41.17917°N 82.69139°W / 41.17917; -82.69139Coordinates: 41°10′45″N 82°41′29″W / 41.17917°N 82.69139°W / 41.17917; -82.69139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 25.7 sq mi (66.6 km2)
 • Land 25.7 sq mi (66.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,043
 • Density 40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62246[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086355[1]

Peru Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,043 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Peru Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Peru Township is located in Morrow County.

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.

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