Royalton Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Royalton Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Location of Royalton Township in Fulton County
Location of Royalton Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°41′15″N 84°2′46″W / 41.68750°N 84.04611°W / 41.68750; -84.04611Coordinates: 41°41′15″N 84°2′46″W / 41.68750°N 84.04611°W / 41.68750; -84.04611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 24.7 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Land 24.7 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,502
 • Density 60.9/sq mi (23.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-68896[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086129[1]

Royalton Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,502 people in the township, 943 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northern part of the county along the Michigan line, it borders the following townships:

The village of Lyons is located in northern Royalton Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Royalton 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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