Shawnee Township, Allen County, Ohio
|Shawnee Township, Allen County, Ohio|
The Griffith Breese Farm, a historic site in the township
Location of Shawnee Township, Allen County, Ohio
|• Total||29.3 sq mi (75.8 km2)|
|• Land||29.0 sq mi (75.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|Elevation||840 ft (256 m)|
|• Density||429/sq mi (165.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085699|
Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- American Township - north
- Bath Township - northeast corner
- Perry Township - east
- Duchouquet Township, Auglaize County - south
- Logan Township, Auglaize County - southwest
- Amanda Township - northwest
Name and history
It is the only Shawnee Township statewide.
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, 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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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.