Woodville Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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Woodville Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Township
Fields in Woodville Township's northern panhandle
Fields in Woodville Township's northern panhandle
Location of Woodville Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Location of Woodville Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°27′2″N 83°21′44″W / 41.45056°N 83.36222°W / 41.45056; -83.36222Coordinates: 41°27′2″N 83°21′44″W / 41.45056°N 83.36222°W / 41.45056; -83.36222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
Area
 • Total 33.2 sq mi (86.0 km2)
 • Land 33.1 sq mi (85.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,304
 • Density 99.7/sq mi (38.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43469
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-86506[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086920[1]

Woodville Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 3,304 people lived in the township, 1,327 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Woodville is located in central Woodville Township.

Name and history[edit]

Woodville Township was organized in 1840. It was named for Amos E. Wood, a member of Congress.[4]

It is the only Woodville 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.

References[edit]

  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. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ Meek, Basil (1909). Twentieth Century History of Sandusky County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Whipporwill Publications. p. 347. 
  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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