Sandusky Township, Crawford County, Ohio

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Sandusky Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Sandusky Township in Crawford County.
Location of Sandusky Township in Crawford County.
Coordinates: 40°51′5″N 82°49′22″W / 40.85139°N 82.82278°W / 40.85139; -82.82278Coordinates: 40°51′5″N 82°49′22″W / 40.85139°N 82.82278°W / 40.85139; -82.82278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 18.0 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Land 17.9 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 475
 • Density 26.5/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-70366[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085944[1]

Sandusky Township is one of the sixteen townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 475 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 Sandusky Township.

Name and history[edit]

Sandusky Township was named from the Sandusky River, which flows through its southern part.[4]

Statewide, other Sandusky Townships are located in Richland and Sandusky 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,[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. ^ Crawford County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ History of Crawford County and Ohio. Baskin & Battey. 1881. p. 527. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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