Green Creek Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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Green Creek Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
The Sandusky County Regional Airport, in western Green Creek Township
The Sandusky County Regional Airport, in western Green Creek Township
Location of Green Creek Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Location of Green Creek Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°18′7″N 82°59′56″W / 41.30194°N 82.99889°W / 41.30194; -82.99889Coordinates: 41°18′7″N 82°59′56″W / 41.30194°N 82.99889°W / 41.30194; -82.99889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySandusky
Area
 • Total35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Land35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation643 ft (196 m)
Population
 • Total9,527
 • Density271.1/sq mi (104.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-31990[2]
GNIS feature ID1086910[1]

Green Creek Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 9,527 people lived in the township, 3,467 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Most of the city of Clyde is located in eastern Green Creek Township, and part of the village of Green Springs lies in the township's southwest.

Name and history[edit]

Green Creek Township was established in 1822.[4] Named after Green Creek, the largest stream which runs through the area,[5] it is the only Green Creek Township statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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.

Township officials[edit]

Office Name[8]
Trustee Matt Hofelich
Trustee Bill Ebert
Trustee Jim Newsome
Fiscal Officer Danyelle Lantz

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. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ Everett, Homer (1882). History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies. H. Z. Williams & Bro. p. 619.
  5. ^ Everett, Homer (1882). History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies. H. Z. Williams & Bro. p. 604.
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ Green Creek Township officials

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