Seneca Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Seneca Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Countryside just east of New Riegel
Countryside just east of New Riegel
Location of Seneca Township in Seneca County
Location of Seneca Township in Seneca County
Coordinates: 41°2′20″N 83°14′27″W / 41.03889°N 83.24083°W / 41.03889; -83.24083Coordinates: 41°2′20″N 83°14′27″W / 41.03889°N 83.24083°W / 41.03889; -83.24083
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySeneca
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation810 ft (247 m)
Population
 • Total1,622
 • Density44.9/sq mi (17.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-71355[2]
GNIS feature ID1086954[1]

Seneca Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,622 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Seneca Township.

Name and history[edit]

Seneca Township was established in 1820.[4]

Statewide, other Seneca Townships are located in Monroe and Noble 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,[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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. p. 177.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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