Greenwich Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Greenwich Township, Huron County, Ohio
The Mead-Zimmerman Farmhouse on State Route 13
Location of Greenwich Township in Huron County
Location of Greenwich Township in Huron County
Coordinates: 41°2′34″N 82°29′29″W / 41.04278°N 82.49139°W / 41.04278; -82.49139Coordinates: 41°2′34″N 82°29′29″W / 41.04278°N 82.49139°W / 41.04278; -82.49139
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total25.0 sq mi (64.8 km2)
 • Land24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation1,043 ft (318 m)
Population
 • Total1,044
 • Density42/sq mi (16.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44837
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-32382[2]
GNIS feature ID1086347[1]

Greenwich Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 1,044,[3] up from 954 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Greenwich, a separate municipality, is located in western Greenwich Township.

Name and history[edit]

Greenwich Township was named after Greenwich, Connecticut, the hometown of many of its pioneer settlers.[4]

It is the only Greenwich Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Greenwich township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 226.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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