Crane Township, Wyandot County, Ohio

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Crane Township, Wyandot County, Ohio
Township
Crane Township includes wide plains used for farming
Crane Township includes wide plains used for farming
Location of Crane Township (red) in Wyandot County, next to the city of Upper Sandusky (yellow)
Location of Crane Township (red) in Wyandot County, next to the city of Upper Sandusky (yellow)
Coordinates: 40°50′5″N 83°15′59″W / 40.83472°N 83.26639°W / 40.83472; -83.26639Coordinates: 40°50′5″N 83°15′59″W / 40.83472°N 83.26639°W / 40.83472; -83.26639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Area
 • Total 39.6 sq mi (102.5 km2)
 • Land 39.4 sq mi (102.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,394
 • Density 187.7/sq mi (72.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-19190[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087203[1]

Crane Township is one of the thirteen townships of Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,394 people in the township, 861 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The city of Upper Sandusky, the county seat of Wyandot County, is located in central Crane Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Crane Township is located in Paulding County.

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,[4] 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.

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