Ridgeville Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Ridgeville Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Ridgeville Township in Henry County
Location of Ridgeville Township in Henry County
Coordinates: 41°27′19″N 84°17′47″W / 41.45528°N 84.29639°W / 41.45528; -84.29639Coordinates: 41°27′19″N 84°17′47″W / 41.45528°N 84.29639°W / 41.45528; -84.29639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
Area
 • Total 23.6 sq mi (61.2 km2)
 • Land 23.6 sq mi (61.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,132
 • Density 47.9/sq mi (18.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-67062[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086297[1]

Ridgeville Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,132 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Ridgeville Township is the only exception to the county's rectangular shape. It is the only county township to border Williams County.

No municipalities are located in Ridgeville Township, although the unincorporated community of Ridgeville Corners lies in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Ridgeville 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. ^ Henry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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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