Erie Township, Ottawa County, Ohio
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|Erie Township, Ohio|
|— Township —|
File:Erie Twp Ottawa OH.PNGLocation of Erie Township in Ottawa County.
|- Total||13.7 sq mi (35.4 km2)|
|- Land||12.3 sq mi (31.8 km2)|
|- Water||1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)|
|Elevation ||577 ft (176 m)|
|- Density||108.3/sq mi (41.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086761|
Located in the central part of the county along Lake Erie, it borders the following townships:
- Put-in-Bay Township - northeast, across Lake Erie
- Portage Township - southeast
- Bay Township - south
- Salem Township - southwest
- Carroll Township - northwest
Camp Perry is located along Lake Erie in Erie Township.
Name and history
It is the only Erie Township statewide.
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.
- ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ Ottawa County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.