Richmond Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Richmond Township, Huron County, Ohio
Township
Wheat harvest in Richmond Township
Wheat harvest in Richmond Township
Location of Richmond Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Location of Richmond Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow).
Coordinates: 41°2′19″N 82°46′24″W / 41.03861°N 82.77333°W / 41.03861; -82.77333Coordinates: 41°2′19″N 82°46′24″W / 41.03861°N 82.77333°W / 41.03861; -82.77333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Land 25.6 sq mi (66.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,111
 • Density 43.4/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-66810[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086356[1]

Richmond Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,111 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Richmond Township includes almost all of the county's border with Crawford County.

Part of the city of Willard is located in northeastern Richmond Township, and the unincorporated community of Celeryville lies on the township's northeastern border with New Haven Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Richmond Township is located in Ashtabula 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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