Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
Fields on State Route 108, south of Wauseon
Fields on State Route 108, south of Wauseon
Location of Clinton Township in Fulton County
Location of Clinton Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°32′43″N 84°9′22″W / 41.54528°N 84.15611°W / 41.54528; -84.15611Coordinates: 41°32′43″N 84°9′22″W / 41.54528°N 84.15611°W / 41.54528; -84.15611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 41.6 sq mi (107.8 km2)
 • Land 41.5 sq mi (107.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,554
 • Density 223.4/sq mi (86.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16126[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086122[1]

Clinton Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 9,554 people in the township, 2,222 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:

The city of Wauseon, the county seat of Fulton County, is located in eastern Clinton Township, and the unincorporated community of Pettisville lies in the township's west.

Name and history[edit]

Rural scenery on County Road 16

It is one of seven Clinton 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.

Attractions[edit]

A 2 mile paved section of the Wabash Cannonball Trail is in the city of Wauseon.

Public services[edit]

Public Schools[edit]

Students from the township are served by the following public local school districts:[6]

Mail[edit]

Mail is delivered in the township by the following U.S. Post Office locations:[7]

Telephone[edit]

Most of the township is within the Wauseon telephone exchange, which is served by UTO (United Telephone Company of Ohio,) doing business as CenturyLink, with telephone numbers using the following Numbering Plan Codes:[8]

  • 419-330
  • 419-335
  • 419-337
  • 419-388
  • 419-404
  • 419-583
  • 419-590

Pettisville and an area south of that are served by the Archbold telephone exchange, which is delivered by UTO (United Telephone Company of Ohio,) doing business as CenturyLink, with telephone numbers using the following Numbering Plan Codes:

  • 419-220
  • 419-403
  • 419-445
  • 419-446
  • 419-572
  • 567-444

A small section of the area where County Road AC and County Road 16 intersect is in the Gerald telephone exchange, delivered by UTO (United Telephone Company of Ohio,) doing business as CenturyLink, with the following codes:

  • 419-431
  • 419-598
  • 567-340

A short section of County Road AC is served by the Ridgeville Corners telephone exchange:[9]

  • 419-267
  • 419-374

Electric[edit]

Toledo Edison serves the township with electricity.[10]

Highways[edit]

Fire and Emergency Medical[edit]

Dover Township contracts with the Wauseon Fire Department and Fulton County's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department located in Wauseon, Ohio.

References[edit]

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