Richfield Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Richfield Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Richfield Township in Henry County
Location of Richfield Township in Henry County
Coordinates: 41°18′20″N 83°55′36″W / 41.30556°N 83.92667°W / 41.30556; -83.92667Coordinates: 41°18′20″N 83°55′36″W / 41.30556°N 83.92667°W / 41.30556; -83.92667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 654
 • Density 17.9/sq mi (6.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-66502[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086296[1]

Richfield Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 654 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Richfield Township, although the unincorporated community of Grelton lies on its border with Monroe Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Richfield Townships are located in Lucas and Summit counties.

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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