Liberty Township, Hancock County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Hancock County, Ohio
Overview of Findlay Airport
Overview of Findlay Airport
Location of Liberty Township in Hancock County
Location of Liberty Township in Hancock County
Coordinates: 41°2′23″N 83°41′55″W / 41.03972°N 83.69861°W / 41.03972; -83.69861Coordinates: 41°2′23″N 83°41′55″W / 41.03972°N 83.69861°W / 41.03972; -83.69861
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHancock
Area
 • Total29.3 sq mi (76.0 km2)
 • Land29.3 sq mi (75.9 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation764 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,660
 • Density227/sq mi (87.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-43148[2]
GNIS feature ID1086247[1]
Websitelibertytwphan.org

Liberty Township is one of the seventeen townships of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,660.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following municipalities:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-five Liberty 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Liberty township, Hancock County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  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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