Tod Township, Crawford County, Ohio

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Tod Township, Ohio
Location of Tod Township in Crawford County.
Location of Tod Township in Crawford County.
Coordinates: 40°50′40″N 83°5′38″W / 40.84444°N 83.09389°W / 40.84444; -83.09389Coordinates: 40°50′40″N 83°5′38″W / 40.84444°N 83.09389°W / 40.84444; -83.09389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Crawford
 • Total 18.2 sq mi (47.2 km2)
 • Land 18.2 sq mi (47.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 739
 • Density 40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-76967[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085946[1]
Much of Tod Township is flat farmland.

Tod Township is one of the sixteen townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 739 people in the township.[3]


Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Tod Township, although the unincorporated community of Oceola lies in the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Tod Township was named for David Tod, 25th Governor of Ohio.[4]

It is the only Tod Township statewide.[5]


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.


  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. 667. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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