Sandusky Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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Sandusky Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Township
Along the Sandusky River, which flows through Sandusky Township
Along the Sandusky River, which flows through Sandusky Township
Location of Sandusky Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Location of Sandusky Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 41°22′4″N 83°7′38″W / 41.36778°N 83.12722°W / 41.36778; -83.12722Coordinates: 41°22′4″N 83°7′38″W / 41.36778°N 83.12722°W / 41.36778; -83.12722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Sandusky
Area
 • Total 23.0 sq mi (59.4 km2)
 • Land 22.4 sq mi (58.1 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,087
 • Density 182.1/sq mi (70.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-70408[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086916[1]

Sandusky Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 4,087 people lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

It is the only township in Sandusky County without a border on another county.

Most of the city of Fremont, the county seat of Sandusky County, is located in southern Sandusky Township. The census-designated place of Stony Prairie also lies in southwestern Sandusky Township.

The Sandusky River flows through Sandusky Township before emptying into Sandusky Bay.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Sandusky Townships are located in Crawford and Richland 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.

In 2013, the township officials were Gilbert Overmyer, Paul Lotycz, and Mike Willis (trustees), and Cindy Zienta (fiscal officer).[5]

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.
  5. ^ Board Members, Sandusky Township, 2013. Accessed 2016-05-15.

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