Auglaize Township, Allen County, Ohio

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Auglaize Township, Auglaize County, Ohio
Fire department at Westminster
Fire department at Westminster
Location of Auglaize Township, Allen County, Ohio
Location of Auglaize Township, Allen County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°40′54″N 83°56′24″W / 40.68167°N 83.94000°W / 40.68167; -83.94000Coordinates: 40°40′54″N 83°56′24″W / 40.68167°N 83.94000°W / 40.68167; -83.94000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Allen
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,783
 • Density 77/sq mi (29.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-02988[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085691[1]

Auglaize Township is one of the twelve townships of Allen County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,783 people in the township,[3] 2,366 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.


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

The village of Harrod is located in northern Auglaize Township, and the unincorporated community of Westminster lies in the township's west.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Auglaize Township is located in Paulding County.[4]

Auglaize Township was organized in 1832.[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. The current Chairperson is T. Blain Brock II


  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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Auglaize township, Allen County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ History of Allen County, Ohio. Warner, Beers & Company. 1885. p. 411. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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