Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio

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Union Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Union Township in Van Wert County
Location of Union Township in Van Wert County
Coordinates: 40°57′3″N 84°37′13″W / 40.95083°N 84.62028°W / 40.95083; -84.62028Coordinates: 40°57′3″N 84°37′13″W / 40.95083°N 84.62028°W / 40.95083; -84.62028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Van Wert
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,009
 • Density 27.6/sq mi (10.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-78596[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087095[1]

Union Township is one of the twelve townships of Van Wert County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,009 people in the township, 805 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Scott is located in northwestern Union Township, along the border with Paulding County.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-seven Union Townships statewide.[4]

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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