Seneca Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Seneca Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Township
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
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,585
 • Density 44.5/sq mi (17.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-71355[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086954[1]

Seneca Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,585 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.

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