Webster Township, Wood County, Ohio

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Webster Township, Ohio
Township
The Webster Township township building on Sugar Ridge Road at Ohio State Route 199
The Webster Township township building on Sugar Ridge Road at Ohio State Route 199
Location of Webster Township in Wood County
Location of Webster Township in Wood County
Coordinates: 41°25′37″N 83°32′7″W / 41.42694°N 83.53528°W / 41.42694; -83.53528Coordinates: 41°25′37″N 83°32′7″W / 41.42694°N 83.53528°W / 41.42694; -83.53528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Area
 • Total 28.8 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Land 28.8 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,283
 • Density 45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-82544[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087200[1]

Webster Township is one of the nineteen townships of Wood County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,283 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Webster Township.

Name and history[edit]

Webster Township was established in 1846.[4] It is the only Webster Township statewide.[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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Webster township, Wood County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cities, Townships, & Villages". Wood County Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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