Norwalk Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Norwalk Township, Huron County, Ohio
The North Coast Inland Trail northeast of Norwalk
Location of Norwalk Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Norwalk (yellow)
Location of Norwalk Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Norwalk (yellow)
Coordinates: 41°15′5″N 82°35′24″W / 41.25139°N 82.59000°W / 41.25139; -82.59000Coordinates: 41°15′5″N 82°35′24″W / 41.25139°N 82.59000°W / 41.25139; -82.59000
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total17.7 sq mi (45.8 km2)
 • Land17.6 sq mi (45.6 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation768 ft (234 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,591
 • Density204/sq mi (78.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44857
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-57316[2]
GNIS feature ID1086353[1]

Norwalk Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 3,591,[3] of whom 3,228 lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4] The current trustee for the town is Tom Moehle.[5]

Geography[edit]

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

Two municipalities are located in Norwalk Township: most of the city of Norwalk — the county seat of Huron County — occupying the majority of the township, and part of the village of Milan in the north.

Name and history[edit]

Norwalk Township was named after Norwalk, Connecticut.[6]

It is the only Norwalk Township statewide.[7]

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,[8] 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): Norwalk 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 Norwalk township, Norwalk township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Township Detail". www.hccommissioners.com. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  6. ^ Williams, William W. (1879). History of the Fire Lands, Comprising Huron and Erie Counties, Ohio. Press of Leader Printing Company. p. 111.
  7. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  8. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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