Perry Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Wood County, Ohio
Township
Fields along England Road, northwest of Fostoria
Fields along England Road, northwest of Fostoria
Location of Perry Township in Wood County
Location of Perry Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°13′1″N 83°28′14″W / 41.21694°N 83.47056°W / 41.21694; -83.47056Coordinates: 41°13′1″N 83°28′14″W / 41.21694°N 83.47056°W / 41.21694; -83.47056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,605
 • Density 46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62106[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087192[1]

Perry Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,605 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Part of the city of Fostoria is located in southeastern Perry Township, and the village of West Millgrove lies in the township's north.

Name and history[edit]

Perry Township was established in 1833.[4] It is one of twenty-six Perry Townships statewide.[5]

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,[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.

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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Perry township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  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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