Huntington Township, Gallia County, Ohio

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Huntington Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Gallia County
Municipalities and townships of Gallia County
Coordinates: 38°59′17″N 82°22′10″W / 38.98806°N 82.36944°W / 38.98806; -82.36944Coordinates: 38°59′17″N 82°22′10″W / 38.98806°N 82.36944°W / 38.98806; -82.36944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Gallia
 • Total 36.9 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Land 36.9 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,511
 • Density 41.0/sq mi (15.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-36848[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086140[1]

Huntington Township is one of the fifteen townships of Gallia County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,511 people in the township, 1,187 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


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

Vinton, the second smallest village in the county, is located in eastern Huntington Township.

The most northerly township in Gallia County, Huntington Township is the only county township to border Vinton County.

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Statewide, other Huntington Townships are located in Brown, Lorain, and Ross counties.


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.


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