Pleasant Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Pleasant Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Aerial view of the Sandusky River in Pleasant Township
Aerial view of the Sandusky River in Pleasant Township
Location of Pleasant Township in Seneca County
Location of Pleasant Township in Seneca County
Coordinates: 41°13′6″N 83°8′14″W / 41.21833°N 83.13722°W / 41.21833; -83.13722Coordinates: 41°13′6″N 83°8′14″W / 41.21833°N 83.13722°W / 41.21833; -83.13722
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySeneca
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation702 ft (214 m)
Population
 • Total1,635
 • Density45.3/sq mi (17.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-63394[2]
GNIS feature ID1086951[1]

Pleasant Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,635 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Pleasant Township, although it contains the unincorporated communities of Fort Seneca and Old Fort in the northern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Pleasant Township was organized in 1831.[4]

It is one of fifteen Pleasant 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.

Township officials[edit]

Office Name[7]
Trustee Doug Stacy
Trustee Dave Kingsborough
Trustee Bill Biller
Fiscal Officer Jeanette Fry

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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. p. 121.
  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.
  7. ^ Pleasant Township officials

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