York Township, Van Wert County, Ohio

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York Township, Ohio
Township
Location of York Township in Van Wert County
Location of York Township in Van Wert County
Coordinates: 40°45′38″N 84°30′13″W / 40.76056°N 84.50361°W / 40.76056; -84.50361Coordinates: 40°45′38″N 84°30′13″W / 40.76056°N 84.50361°W / 40.76056; -84.50361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Van Wert
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 788
 • Density 21.6/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-87136[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087098[1]

York Township is one of the twelve townships of Van Wert County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 788 people in the township, 650 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in York Township: Elgin in the southeast, and part of Venedocia in the northeast, along the border with Jennings Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of ten York 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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