Waldo Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Waldo Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Site of Fort Morrow north of Norton
Site of Fort Morrow north of Norton
Location of Waldo Township in Marion County
Location of Waldo Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°27′52″N 83°4′30″W / 40.46444°N 83.07500°W / 40.46444; -83.07500Coordinates: 40°27′52″N 83°4′30″W / 40.46444°N 83.07500°W / 40.46444; -83.07500
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 18.9 sq mi (49.0 km2)
 • Land 18.9 sq mi (48.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,079
 • Density 57.1/sq mi (22.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43356
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-80514[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086588[1]

Waldo Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,079 people in the township, 747 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 Waldo is located in western Waldo Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Waldo Township statewide.[4]

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,[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.

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