Washington Township, Henry County, Ohio
|Washington Township, Henry County, Ohio|
Maumee River shoreline, seen from Damascus Township
Location of Washington Township in Henry County
|• Total||29.5 sq mi (76.4 km2)|
|• Land||28.8 sq mi (74.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)|
|Elevation||669 ft (204 m)|
|• Density||70.2/sq mi (27.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086298|
Washington Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,021 people in the township, 1,913 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Swan Creek Township, Fulton County - north
- Providence Township, Lucas County - east
- Grand Rapids Township, Wood County - southeast corner
- Damascus Township - south
- Harrison Township - southwest corner
- Liberty Township - west
- York Township, Fulton County - northwest corner
Name and history
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Henry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.