Mill Creek Township, Williams County, Ohio
|Mill Creek Township, Williams County, Ohio|
Township hall in Alvordton
Location of Mill Creek Township in Williams County
|• Total||24.2 sq mi (62.7 km2)|
|• Land||24.2 sq mi (62.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||38.6/sq mi (14.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087172|
Mill Creek Township is one of the twelve townships of Williams County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 935 people in the township, 630 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northeastern corner of the county along the Michigan line, it borders the following townships:
- Wright Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan - north
- Gorham Township, Fulton County - east
- Franklin Township, Fulton County - southeast
- Brady Township - south
- Jefferson Township - southwest
- Madison Township - west
- Amboy Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan - northwest
Name and history
Mill Creek Township was organized in 1835, and named after Mill Creek. Statewide, the only other Mill Creek Township is located in Coshocton County, although there is a Millcreek Township in Union County.
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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- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.