Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Sherman Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Sherman Township in Huron County.
Location of Sherman Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°11′1″N 82°46′49″W / 41.18361°N 82.78028°W / 41.18361; -82.78028Coordinates: 41°11′1″N 82°46′49″W / 41.18361°N 82.78028°W / 41.18361; -82.78028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 501
 • Density 19.4/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-72193[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086359[1]

Sherman Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 501 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the western edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Sherman Township.

Name and history[edit]

Sherman Township was named for Taylor Sherman, a director of the Firelands company.[4]

It is the only Sherman Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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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