Taylor Township, Union County, Ohio

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Taylor Township, Union County, Ohio
State Route 347 in Broadway
State Route 347 in Broadway
Location of Taylor Township in Union County
Location of Taylor Township in Union County
Coordinates: 40°20′52″N 83°23′34″W / 40.34778°N 83.39278°W / 40.34778; -83.39278Coordinates: 40°20′52″N 83°23′34″W / 40.34778°N 83.39278°W / 40.34778; -83.39278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Union
 • Total 26.6 sq mi (69.0 km2)
 • Land 26.6 sq mi (69.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,444
 • Density 54.2/sq mi (20.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-76194[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087083[1]

Taylor Township is one of the fourteen townships of Union County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,444 people in the township.[3]

Geography and Settlement[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Taylor Township, although the unincorporated community of Broadway lies in the township's west. Parrott Village, a 50-house, single-home development started in the 1970s, lies at the southeast corner of the township. All other homes in the township are on individual homesites of at least 1.5 acres along the various township, county and state roads.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Taylor Township statewide, although there is a Taylor Creek Township in Hardin County.

Taylor was the last township to be organized in Union County, on December 5, 1849.[4]


The township is administered 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 1st. Two are elected in the year after a presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also a township Fiscal Officer,[5] who is elected in November of the year before a presidential election and serves a four-year term beginning on April 1st of the year after the election. Trustee and Fiscal Officer vacancies are filled through appointment by the remaining trustees.

For 2016, the elected officials are:

  • Dennis Schertzer, Trustee and Chairman of the Board
  • Scott Weeks, Trustee
  • Bob Kroshefsky, Trustee
  • Tina Marshall, Fiscal Officer


  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. ^ Union County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ A.S. Mowry, C.E., Atlas of Union County, Ohio, Harris, Sutton & Hare, Philadelphia, 1877, Pg. 20.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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