Freedom Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Freedom Township, Henry County, Ohio
Township
Grain elevator at Gerald
Grain elevator at Gerald
Location of Freedom Township in Henry County
Location of Freedom Township in Henry County
Coordinates: 41°27′8″N 84°10′6″W / 41.45222°N 84.16833°W / 41.45222; -84.16833Coordinates: 41°27′8″N 84°10′6″W / 41.45222°N 84.16833°W / 41.45222; -84.16833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Henry
Area
 • Total 23.6 sq mi (61.2 km2)
 • Land 23.6 sq mi (61.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,002
 • Density 42.4/sq mi (16.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28700[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086289[1]

Freedom Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,002 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Freedom Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Freedom Townships are located in Portage and Wood counties.

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.

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. ^ Henry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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