Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio
|Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio|
Farm fields in Marion Township
Location of Marion Township, Hardin County, Ohio
|• Total||33.2 sq mi (86.0 km2)|
|• Land||33.2 sq mi (85.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||968 ft (295 m)|
|• Density||73.8/sq mi (28.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086266|
Marion Township is one of the fifteen townships of Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,449 people in the township, 1,039 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Liberty Township - north
- Washington Township - northeast corner
- Cessna Township - east
- McDonald Township - southeast
- Roundhead Township - south
- Wayne Township, Auglaize County - southwest corner
- Auglaize Township, Allen County - west
- Jackson Township, Allen County - northwest corner
Name and history
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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