New London Township, Huron County, Ohio

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New London Township, Huron County, Ohio
Miller-Bissell Farmhouse on State Route 60
Location of New London Township in Huron County
Location of New London Township in Huron County
Coordinates: 41°5′30″N 82°23′25″W / 41.09167°N 82.39028°W / 41.09167; -82.39028Coordinates: 41°5′30″N 82°23′25″W / 41.09167°N 82.39028°W / 41.09167; -82.39028
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total26.2 sq mi (67.9 km2)
 • Land25.7 sq mi (66.6 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation974 ft (297 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,268
 • Density127/sq mi (49.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44851
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-54922[2]
GNIS feature ID1086351[1]

New London Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 3,268,[3] down from 3,440 in 2000. As of 2010, 807 of the population lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of New London is located in southern New London Township.

Name and history[edit]

New London Township was organized in 1817. It was named after New London, Connecticut, the hometown of many of its pioneer settlers.[5] The township is included in the category of the original Ohio Firelands.

It is the only New London Township statewide.[6]

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,[7] 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 London township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Remainder of New London township, New London township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  5. ^ 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. 239.
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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