Vermillion Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Vermillion Township, Ohio
Location of Vermillion Township in Ashland County
Location of Vermillion Township in Ashland County
Coordinates: 40°46′23″N 82°16′13″W / 40.77306°N 82.27028°W / 40.77306; -82.27028Coordinates: 40°46′23″N 82°16′13″W / 40.77306°N 82.27028°W / 40.77306; -82.27028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashland
 • Total 37.2 sq mi (96.4 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,618
 • Density 70/sq mi (27.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-79758[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085717[1]

Vermillion Township is one of the fifteen townships of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,618 people in the township,[3] 2,170 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.


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

The village of Hayesville is located in central Vermillion Township.

Name and history[edit]

Vermillion Township was organized in 1816.[4]

It is the only Vermillion Township statewide, although there is a Vermilion Township in Erie County.


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): Vermillion township, Ashland County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Ashland County, Ohio, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 149. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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