Bronson Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Bronson Township, Huron County, Ohio
Township
Presbyterian church at Olena
Presbyterian church at Olena
Location of Bronson Township in Huron County.
Location of Bronson Township in Huron County.
Coordinates: 41°10′52″N 82°36′5″W / 41.18111°N 82.60139°W / 41.18111; -82.60139Coordinates: 41°10′52″N 82°36′5″W / 41.18111°N 82.60139°W / 41.18111; -82.60139
Country United States
State Ohio
County Huron
Area
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Land 26.2 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,780
 • Density 67.8/sq mi (26.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44857
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-09148[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086342[1]

Bronson Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census counted 1,780 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Bronson Township.

Name and history[edit]

Bronson Township was named for Isaac Bronson, one of the first landowners there.[4]

It is the only Bronson Township statewide.

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. ^ Huron County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 195. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed April 30, 2009.

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