Huntington Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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Huntington Township, Lorain County, Ohio
Township
Whitney Clark House south of Wellington
Whitney Clark House south of Wellington
Location of Huntington Township in Lorain County
Location of Huntington Township in Lorain County
Coordinates: 41°5′45″N 82°14′8″W / 41.09583°N 82.23556°W / 41.09583; -82.23556Coordinates: 41°5′45″N 82°14′8″W / 41.09583°N 82.23556°W / 41.09583; -82.23556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
Area
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.0 km2)
 • Land 26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,282
 • Density 49.3/sq mi (19.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-36876[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086512[1]

Huntington Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,282 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in southeastern Lorain County, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Huntington Township.

Name and history[edit]

Huntington Township was established in 1822, and named after Huntington, Connecticut, the native home of an early settler.[4] Statewide, other Huntington Townships are located in Brown, Gallia, and Ross Counties.

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.

Notable people[edit]

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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Lorain County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 14 May 2007.
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 63. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. ^ "Ohio Governor Myron Timothy Herrick". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 

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