Spencer Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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Spencer Township, Lucas County, Ohio
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Spencer Township, Lucas County
Spencer Township, Lucas County
Coordinates: 41°38′24″N 83°48′39″W / 41.64000°N 83.81083°W / 41.64000; -83.81083Coordinates: 41°38′24″N 83°48′39″W / 41.64000°N 83.81083°W / 41.64000; -83.81083
CountryUnited States
 • Total12.1 sq mi (31.4 km2)
 • Land12.1 sq mi (31.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation669 ft (204 m)
 • Total1,882
 • Density155/sq mi (59.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-73990[2]
GNIS feature ID1086533[1]

Spencer Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,882 people in the township.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Spencer Township, although the unincorporated community of Frankfort lies in the township's west.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Spencer Townships are located in Allen, Guernsey, and Medina counties.

Spencer Township was established in 1845.[4]


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.


  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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Spencer township, Lucas County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 7, 2013.
  4. ^ Waggoner, Clark (1888). History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio. Munsell & Company. p. 871.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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