Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio

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Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio
Fields on U.S. Route 224 just east of Indiana
Fields on U.S. Route 224 just east of Indiana
Location of Harrison Township in Van Wert County
Location of Harrison Township in Van Wert County
Coordinates: 40°51′57″N 84°45′3″W / 40.86583°N 84.75083°W / 40.86583; -84.75083Coordinates: 40°51′57″N 84°45′3″W / 40.86583°N 84.75083°W / 40.86583; -84.75083
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyVan Wert
Area
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation810 ft (247 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,085
 • Density30.1/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-34034[2]
GNIS feature ID1087087[1]

Harrison Township is one of the twelve townships of Van Wert County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,085 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county along the Indiana line, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located within Harrison Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of nineteen Harrison Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Van Wert County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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