Seneca Township, Monroe County, Ohio
|Seneca Township, Monroe County, Ohio|
Farmstead on State Route 78
Location of Seneca Township in Monroe County
|• Total||22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)|
|• Land||22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,135 ft (346 m)|
|• Density||22/sq mi (8.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086658|
Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Beaver Township, Noble County - north
- Somerset Township, Belmont County - northeast
- Malaga Township - east
- Summit Township - southeast
- Franklin Township - south
- Stock Township, Noble County - southwest corner
- Marion Township, Noble County - west
No municipalities are located in Seneca Township.
Name and history
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Seneca township, Monroe County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.