New Haven Township, Huron County, Ohio

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New Haven Township, Huron County, Ohio
Broadway Road in Celeryville
Broadway Road in Celeryville
Motto(s): 
"First Township in Huron County Ohio"
Location of New Haven Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow)
Location of New Haven Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow)
Coordinates: 41°1′29″N 82°40′30″W / 41.02472°N 82.67500°W / 41.02472; -82.67500Coordinates: 41°1′29″N 82°40′30″W / 41.02472°N 82.67500°W / 41.02472; -82.67500
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total23.5 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Land23.1 sq mi (59.9 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation948 ft (289 m)
Population
 • Total2,621
 • Density113/sq mi (43.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44850
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-54712[2]
GNIS feature ID1086350[1]
Websitewww.newhaventownship.com

New Haven Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 2,621,[3] down from 2,860 in 2000. As of 2010, 1,712 of the population lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4][5][6]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

Several populated places are located in or adjacent to New Haven Township:

Name and history[edit]

New Haven Township was established in 1815.[7] The township is named after New Haven, Connecticut, the native home of a share of the early settlers.[8] It is the only New Haven Township statewide.[9]

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,[10] 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): New Haven township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Celeryville CDP (part), New Haven township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): New Haven CDP, New Haven township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Remainder of New Haven township, New Haven township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 97.
  8. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 243.
  9. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  10. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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