Ripley Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Ripley Township, Huron County, Ohio
1849 farmhouse on New State Road
1849 farmhouse on New State Road
Location of Ripley Township in Huron County
Location of Ripley Township in Huron County
Coordinates: 41°1′35″N 82°34′19″W / 41.02639°N 82.57194°W / 41.02639; -82.57194Coordinates: 41°1′35″N 82°34′19″W / 41.02639°N 82.57194°W / 41.02639; -82.57194
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total25.66 sq mi (66.45 km2)
 • Land25.59 sq mi (66.27 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation1,053 ft (321 m)
Population
 • Total1,024
 • Density40/sq mi (15.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-67300[2]
GNIS feature ID1086358[1]

Ripley Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 1,024.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Ripley Township.

Name and history[edit]

Ripley Township was named for Rev. Hezekiah Ripley, a pioneer settler.[4]

Statewide, the only other Ripley Township is located in Holmes 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,[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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Ripley 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. 262.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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