Thompson Township, Seneca County, Ohio

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Thompson Township, Seneca County, Ohio
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Location of Thompson Township in Seneca County
Coordinates: 41°12′17″N82°53′59″W / 41.20472°N 82.89972°W / 41.20472; -82.89972 Coordinates: 41°12′17″N82°53′59″W / 41.20472°N 82.89972°W / 41.20472; -82.89972
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Area
  Total37.3 sq mi (96.7 km2)
  Land37.3 sq mi (96.6 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
[1]
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total1,443
  Density38.7/sq mi (14.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-76632 [2]
GNIS feature ID1086955 [1]

Thompson Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,443 people in the township. [3]

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Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Thompson Township, although the unincorporated community of Flat Rock lies in the northeastern part of the township.

Name and history

Thompson Township was established in 1820. [4]

Statewide, other Thompson Townships are located in Delaware and Geauga counties.

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 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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References

  1. 1 2 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 24 January 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. pp.  131.
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.