Milton Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Milton Township, Wood County, Ohio
Fields east of Custar
Fields east of Custar
Location of Milton Township in Wood County
Location of Milton Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°18′8″N 83°49′43″W / 41.30222°N 83.82861°W / 41.30222; -83.82861Coordinates: 41°18′8″N 83°49′43″W / 41.30222°N 83.82861°W / 41.30222; -83.82861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
 • Total 36.6 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 979
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-50680[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087189[1]

Milton Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 979 people in the township.[3]


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

Three villages are located in the township:

Name and history[edit]

Milton Township was established in 1835.[4] It is one of five Milton Townships statewide.[5]


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.


  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): Milton township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  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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