Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in central Riley Township
Countryside in central Riley Township
Location of Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Location of Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 83°0′44″W / 41.38333°N 83.01222°W / 41.38333; -83.01222Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 83°0′44″W / 41.38333°N 83.01222°W / 41.38333; -83.01222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
Area
 • Total 42.8 sq mi (110.8 km2)
 • Land 38.6 sq mi (99.9 km2)
 • Water 4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,302
 • Density 33.8/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-67188[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086915[1]

Riley Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 1,302 people lived in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern part of the county along Sandusky Bay, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Riley Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Riley Township is located in Putnam County.

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. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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