Taylor Creek Township, Hardin County, Ohio

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Taylor Creek Township, Hardin County, Ohio
Township
Countryside in Taylor Creek Township
Countryside in Taylor Creek Township
Location of Taylor Creek Township, Hardin County, Ohio.
Location of Taylor Creek Township, Hardin County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 40°33′1″N 83°40′24″W / 40.55028°N 83.67333°W / 40.55028; -83.67333Coordinates: 40°33′1″N 83°40′24″W / 40.55028°N 83.67333°W / 40.55028; -83.67333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hardin
Area
 • Total 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Land 27.8 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,066 ft (325 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 517
 • Density 18.6/sq mi (7.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-76198[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086269[1]
Township hall

Taylor Creek Township is one of the fifteen townships of Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 517 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Taylor Creek Township.

Name and history[edit]

Taylor Creek Township was organized around 1833.[4] This township was named for James Taylor, Jr., an officer in the War of 1812.[5] It is the only Taylor Creek Township statewide, although there is a Taylor Township in Union County.

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.

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