Weller Township, Richland County, Ohio

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Weller Township, Richland County, Ohio
Township
Richland County Infirmary
Location of Weller Township (red) in Richland County, next to the city of Mansfield (yellow).
Location of Weller Township (red) in Richland County, next to the city of Mansfield (yellow).
Coordinates: 40°51′43″N 82°27′2″W / 40.86194°N 82.45056°W / 40.86194; -82.45056Coordinates: 40°51′43″N 82°27′2″W / 40.86194°N 82.45056°W / 40.86194; -82.45056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Richland
Area
 • Total 24.7 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,037 ft (316 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,736
 • Density 70.5/sq mi (27.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-82628[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086889[1]

Weller Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 1,736 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Weller Township, although the unincorporated community of Olivesburg lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Weller 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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