Richmond Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Richmond Township, Huron County, Ohio
Wheat harvest in Richmond Township
Wheat harvest in Richmond Township
Location of Richmond Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow)
Location of Richmond Township (red) in Huron County, next to the city of Willard (yellow)
Coordinates: 41°2′19″N 82°46′24″W / 41.03861°N 82.77333°W / 41.03861; -82.77333Coordinates: 41°2′19″N 82°46′24″W / 41.03861°N 82.77333°W / 41.03861; -82.77333
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total25.6 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Land25.5 sq mi (66.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation928 ft (283 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,102
 • Density43/sq mi (16.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-66810[2]
GNIS feature ID1086356[1]

Richmond Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 1,102.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Richmond Township includes almost all of the county's border with Crawford County.

The city of Willard borders the northeastern side of Richmond Township, and the unincorporated community of Celeryville lies on the township's northeastern border with New Haven Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Richmond Township is located in Ashtabula County.

Richmond Township was organized in 1836.[4]

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,[5] 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Richmond township, Huron County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 260.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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