Crawford Township, Wyandot County, Ohio

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Crawford Township, Ohio
Graves at the Ritchey Cemetery
Graves at the Ritchey Cemetery
Location of Crawford Township in Wyandot County
Location of Crawford Township in Wyandot County
Coordinates: 40°57′3″N 83°22′10″W / 40.95083°N 83.36944°W / 40.95083; -83.36944Coordinates: 40°57′3″N 83°22′10″W / 40.95083°N 83.36944°W / 40.95083; -83.36944
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWyandot
Area
 • Total36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation817 ft (249 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,789
 • Density132.3/sq mi (51.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-19246[2]
GNIS feature ID1087204[1]

Crawford Township is one of the thirteen townships of Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 4,789 people in the township, 3,674 of whom lived in the village of Carey.

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Carey is located in western Crawford Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Crawford Township is located in Coshocton 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,[3] 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. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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