Allen Township, Hancock County, Ohio

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Allen Township, Hancock County, Ohio
Lake at Van Buren State Park
Location of Allen Township in Hancock County.
Location of Allen Township in Hancock County.
Coordinates: 41°7′13″N 83°38′51″W / 41.12028°N 83.64750°W / 41.12028; -83.64750Coordinates: 41°7′13″N 83°38′51″W / 41.12028°N 83.64750°W / 41.12028; -83.64750
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHancock
Area
 • Total23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Land23.2 sq mi (60.1 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation794 ft (242 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,533
 • Density109/sq mi (42.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-01308[2]
GNIS feature ID1086238[1]
Websitewww.allentownship.com

Allen Township is one of the seventeen townships of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,533,[3] up from 2,110 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

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

Several populated places are located in Allen Township:

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Allen Townships are located in Darke, Ottawa, and Union counties.[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.

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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Allen township, Hancock County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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