McLean Township, Shelby County, Ohio

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McLean Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Township
Farms west of Fort Loramie
Farms west of Fort Loramie
Location of McLean Township in Shelby County
Location of McLean Township in Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°21′47″N 84°22′11″W / 40.36306°N 84.36972°W / 40.36306; -84.36972Coordinates: 40°21′47″N 84°22′11″W / 40.36306°N 84.36972°W / 40.36306; -84.36972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Shelby
Area
 • Total 33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Land 32.3 sq mi (83.5 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,082
 • Density 95.5/sq mi (36.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46172[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086965[1]

McLean Township is one of the fourteen townships of Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,082 people in the township, 1,738 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Fort Loramie is located in the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

McLean Township was established in 1834.[4] It is the only McLean Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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. ^ Shelby County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Hitchcock, Almon Baldwin Carrington (1913). History of Shelby County, Ohio, and representative citizens. p. 84. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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