Liberty Township, Seneca County, Ohio
|Liberty Township, Seneca County, Ohio|
The Michaels Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Location of Liberty Township in Seneca County.
|• Total||36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)|
|• Land||36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||719 ft (219 m)|
|• Density||64.4/sq mi (24.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086949|
Liberty Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,340 people in the township, 1,556 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Jackson Township, Sandusky County - north
- Ballville Township, Sandusky County - northeast corner
- Pleasant Township - east
- Clinton Township - southeast corner
- Hopewell Township - south
- Loudon Township - southwest corner
- Jackson Township - west
- Scott Township, Sandusky County - northwest corner
Name and history
Liberty Township was organized in 1832.
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, 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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