Thompson Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Thompson Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in northern Thompson Township
Countryside in northern Thompson Township
Location of Thompson Township in Seneca County
Location of Thompson Township in Seneca County
Coordinates: 41°12′17″N 82°53′59″W / 41.20472°N 82.89972°W / 41.20472; -82.89972Coordinates: 41°12′17″N 82°53′59″W / 41.20472°N 82.89972°W / 41.20472; -82.89972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Area
 • Total 37.3 sq mi (96.7 km2)
 • Land 37.3 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,422
 • Density 38.1/sq mi (14.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-76632[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086955[1]

Thompson Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,422 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Thompson Township, although the unincorporated community of Flat Rock lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Thompson Township was established in 1820.[4]

Statewide, other Thompson Townships are located in Delaware and Geauga 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.

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