Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio

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Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio
Township
Location of Put-in-Bay Township (red) in Ottawa County, next to the village of Put-in-Bay (yellow)
Location of Put-in-Bay Township (red) in Ottawa County, next to the village of Put-in-Bay (yellow)
Coordinates: 41°40′18″N 82°48′46″W / 41.67167°N 82.81278°W / 41.67167; -82.81278Coordinates: 41°40′18″N 82°48′46″W / 41.67167°N 82.81278°W / 41.67167; -82.81278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ottawa
Area
 • Total 168.8 sq mi (437.2 km2)
 • Land 5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
 • Water 163.8 sq mi (424.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 571 ft (174 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 763
 • Density 152.0/sq mi (58.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43456
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-65046[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086764[1]

Put-in-Bay Township is one of the twelve townships of Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 763 people in the township, 635 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Islands[edit]

The township is composed of several islands located in Lake Erie, northeast of the rest of the county:

Boundaries[edit]

It has the following water boundaries:

Several communities are located in Put-in-Bay Township: the popular tourist village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, and the unincorporated communities of Middle Bass on Middle Bass Island and Isle St. George on North Bass Island.

AVAs[edit]

One American Viticultural Area has been established in the township:

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Put-in-Bay 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.

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