Bronson Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Bronson Township, Huron County, Ohio
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
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total26.3 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Land26.2 sq mi (67.8 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation886 ft (270 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,973
 • Density75/sq mi (29.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44857
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-09148[2]
GNIS feature ID1086342[1]

Bronson Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 1,973,[3] up from 1,780 at the 2000 census.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Bronson township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  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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