Paris Township, Union County, Ohio

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Paris Township, Union County, Ohio
Township
The Ellis Mounds in the township
The Ellis Mounds in the township
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Municipalities and townships of Union County
Coordinates: 40°14′23″N 83°22′16″W / 40.23972°N 83.37111°W / 40.23972; -83.37111Coordinates: 40°14′23″N 83°22′16″W / 40.23972°N 83.37111°W / 40.23972; -83.37111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Union
Area
 • Total 36.4 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 17,549
 • Density 483.7/sq mi (186.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-59864[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087082[1]
Although Paris Township includes most of Marysville, much of the northern part of the township is still farm fields.

Paris Township is one of the fourteen townships of Union County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 17,549 people in the township, 1,617 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

The majority of the city of Marysville, the county seat of Union County, is located in Paris Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Paris Townships are located in Portage and Stark counties.

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,[4] 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.

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