Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio

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Marion Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio
Location of Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°50′1″N 84°18′14″W / 40.83361°N 84.30389°W / 40.83361; -84.30389Coordinates: 40°50′1″N 84°18′14″W / 40.83361°N 84.30389°W / 40.83361; -84.30389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Allen
Area
 • Total 42.5 sq mi (110.2 km2)
 • Land 42.4 sq mi (109.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,715
 • Density 159/sq mi (61.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47656[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085695[1]

Marion Township is one of the twelve townships of Allen County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,715.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the city of Delphos is located in northwestern Marion Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twelve Marion 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Marion township, Allen County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  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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