Taylor Township, Union County, Ohio

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Taylor Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Coordinates: 40°20′52″N 83°23′34″W / 40.34778°N 83.39278°W / 40.34778; -83.39278Coordinates: 40°20′52″N 83°23′34″W / 40.34778°N 83.39278°W / 40.34778; -83.39278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Union
 • Total 26.6 sq mi (69.0 km2)
 • Land 26.6 sq mi (69.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,444
 • Density 54.2/sq mi (20.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-76194[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087083[1]

Taylor Township is one of the fourteen townships of Union County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,444 people in the township.[3]


Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Taylor Township, although the unincorporated community of Broadway lies in the township's west..

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Taylor Township statewide, although there is a Taylor Creek Township in Hardin County.

Taylor was the last township to be organized in Union County, on December 5, 1849.[4]


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.


  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. ^ Union County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ A.S. Mowry, C.E., Atlas of Union County, Ohio, Harris, Sutton & Hare, Philadelphia, 1877, Pg. 20.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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