Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio

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Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio
St. Sebastian's Catholic Church at Bismarck
St. Sebastian's Catholic Church at Bismarck
Location of Sherman Township in Huron County
Location of Sherman Township in Huron County
Coordinates: 41°11′1″N 82°46′49″W / 41.18361°N 82.78028°W / 41.18361; -82.78028Coordinates: 41°11′1″N 82°46′49″W / 41.18361°N 82.78028°W / 41.18361; -82.78028
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHuron
Area
 • Total26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Land25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total510
 • Density20/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-72193[2]
GNIS feature ID1086359[1]

Sherman Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population of the township was 510.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Sherman Township.

Name and history[edit]

Sherman Township was named for Taylor Sherman, a director of the Firelands company.[4]

It is the only Sherman Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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): Sherman 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. 268.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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