Swanton Township, Lucas County, Ohio


Swanton Township, Lucas County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Swanton Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Lucas

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area_total_km2 = 57.3
area_land_km2 = 57.1
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 22.1
area_land_sq_mi = 22.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3354
population_density_km2 = 58.7
population_density_sq_mi = 152.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 206
elevation_ft = 676
latd = 41 |latm = 34 |lats = 3 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 50 |longs = 48 |longEW = W

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Swanton Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,354 people in the township, 3,330 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39095 Lucas County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Harding Township - north
*Spencer Township - northeast
*Monclova Township - east
*Waterville Township - southeast
*Providence Township - south
*Swan Creek Township, Fulton County - west
*Fulton Township, Fulton County - northwest

A small part of the village of Swanton is located in northwestern Swanton Township.

Name

It is the only Swanton Township statewide.

Government

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References

External links

* [http://www.co.lucas.oh.us County website]


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