Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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Providence Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Providence Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Location of Providence Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°27′51″N 83°50′39″W / 41.46417°N 83.84417°W / 41.46417; -83.84417Coordinates: 41°27′51″N 83°50′39″W / 41.46417°N 83.84417°W / 41.46417; -83.84417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lucas
Area
 • Total 26.6 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Land 26.1 sq mi (67.6 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,361
 • Density 129/sq mi (49.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-64836[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086531[1]
Website www.providencetwp.org

Providence Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 3,361 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the far southern part of the county along the Maumee River, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Providence Township, although the unincorporated communities of Neapolis and Providence lie in the township's northwest and south respectively.

Name[edit]

It is the only Providence Township statewide.[4]

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,[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.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Providence township, Lucas County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  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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