Monclova Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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Monclova Township, Lucas County, Ohio
Memorial at the Fallen Timbers Battlefield
Location of Monclova Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Location of Monclova Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°33′31″N 83°44′24″W / 41.55861°N 83.74000°W / 41.55861; -83.74000Coordinates: 41°33′31″N 83°44′24″W / 41.55861°N 83.74000°W / 41.55861; -83.74000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lucas
 • Total 22.1 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Land 22.0 sq mi (56.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,400
 • Density 561.1/sq mi (216.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43542
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-51156[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086528[1]

Monclova Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 12,400 people in the township.[3]


Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

No municipalities are located in Monclova Township, although the unincorporated community of Monclova lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

Monclova Township was organized in 1853.[4] It is the only Monclova Township statewide.[5] According to Monclova Township's Land Use Plan 2009, the name "Monclova" means "one clan."


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. ^ Lucas County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Waggoner, Clark (1888). History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio. Munsell & Company. p. 849. 
  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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