Henry Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Henry Township, Wood County, Ohio
Fields east of Hoytville
Fields east of Hoytville
Location of Henry Township in Wood County
Location of Henry Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°11′37″N 83°41′0″W / 41.19361°N 83.68333°W / 41.19361; -83.68333Coordinates: 41°11′37″N 83°41′0″W / 41.19361°N 83.68333°W / 41.19361; -83.68333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,175
 • Density 120/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-34986[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087184[1]

Henry Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 4,175 people in the township, 743 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

The village of North Baltimore is located in southeastern Henry Township.

Name and history[edit]

Henry Township was established in 1836,[4] and named after Henry Shaw, a county official.[5] It is the only Henry Township statewide.[6]


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.


  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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Henry township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 280. 
  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.

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