Recovery Township, Mercer County, Ohio

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Recovery Township, Mercer County, Ohio
Township
St. Peter's Catholic Church, a township landmark
St. Peter's Catholic Church, a township landmark
Location of Recovery Township (red) in Mercer County, relative to the county seat of Celina (orange) and Grand Lake St. Marys (blue)
Location of Recovery Township (red) in Mercer County, relative to the county seat of Celina (orange) and Grand Lake St. Marys (blue)
Coordinates: 40°25′26″N 84°45′23″W / 40.42389°N 84.75639°W / 40.42389; -84.75639Coordinates: 40°25′26″N 84°45′23″W / 40.42389°N 84.75639°W / 40.42389; -84.75639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mercer
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.3 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation [1] 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,550
 • Density 63.5/sq mi (24.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-65781[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086631[1]

Recovery Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mercer County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,550 people in the township, 1,149 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Fort Recovery is located in southwestern Recovery Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Recovery 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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