Washington Township, Lucas County, Ohio
|Washington Township, Lucas County, Ohio|
Houses in the township's eastern section
Map of Washington Township
|• Total||6.6 sq mi (17.2 km2)|
|• Land||0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)|
|• Water||5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2)|
|Elevation||584 ft (178 m)|
|• Density||3,537/sq mi (1,365.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086538|
- Alexis Addition is an unincorporated community located at and is completely surrounded by Toledo, Ohio. The Raintree Mobile Home Village is located in Alexis Addition. The Township hall is located in Alexis Addition.
- Shoreland is an unincorporated community located at in the eastern portion of the township.
Most of what was once Washington Township is now incorporated, leaving only two small pieces. Those pieces have the following borders:
- Western piece: completely surrounded by Toledo
- Eastern piece: surrounded by Toledo, except for a border on Erie Township, Monroe County, Michigan in the north
A small part of Maumee Bay is also included in Washington Township.
No municipalities are located in Washington Township.
Name and history
Washington Township was organized in 1840.
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.
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- Homepage: " the Ottawa River, east of I-75. The Alexis Place area includes the Raintree Mobile Home Village." http://www.washington-twp.com/index.html
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