Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Racing at Attica Raceway Park, just east of Attica
Racing at Attica Raceway Park, just east of Attica
Location of Venice Township in Seneca County.
Location of Venice Township in Seneca County.
Coordinates: 41°3′4″N 82°53′27″W / 41.05111°N 82.89083°W / 41.05111; -82.89083Coordinates: 41°3′4″N 82°53′27″W / 41.05111°N 82.89083°W / 41.05111; -82.89083
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySeneca
Area
 • Total39.6 sq mi (102.6 km2)
 • Land39.6 sq mi (102.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation928 ft (283 m)
Population
 • Total1,758
 • Density44.4/sq mi (17.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-79674[2]
GNIS feature ID1086957[1]

Venice Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,758 people in the township, 859 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

The village of Attica is located in northern Venice Township, and the unincorporated community of Caroline is located in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Venice Township statewide.[4]

Venice Township was organized in 1829.[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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 459. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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