Richfield Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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Richfield Township, Lucas County, Ohio
Township
Township fire station at Richfield Center
Township fire station at Richfield Center
Location of Richfield Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Location of Richfield Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°41′36″N 83°48′59″W / 41.69333°N 83.81639°W / 41.69333; -83.81639Coordinates: 41°41′36″N 83°48′59″W / 41.69333°N 83.81639°W / 41.69333; -83.81639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lucas
Area
 • Total 22.5 sq mi (58.3 km2)
 • Land 22.5 sq mi (58.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,598
 • Density 71/sq mi (27.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-66516[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086532[1]
Website www.richfieldtownshiplucascounty.com

Richfield Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,598 people in the township, 1,361 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Berkey lies in northwestern Richfield Township, and the unincorporated community of Richfield Center is located in the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Richfield Townships are located in Henry and Summit 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.

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): Richfield township, Lucas County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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