Tiffin Township, Adams County, Ohio

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Tiffin Township, Adams County, Ohio
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Location in Adams County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 38°47′59″N83°31′41″W / 38.79972°N 83.52806°W / 38.79972; -83.52806 Coordinates: 38°47′59″N83°31′41″W / 38.79972°N 83.52806°W / 38.79972; -83.52806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Adams
Area
  Total51.3 sq mi (132.8 km2)
  Land51.2 sq mi (132.6 km2)
  Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
[1]
837 ft (255 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total5,560
  Density109/sq mi (41.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-76768 [2]
GNIS feature ID1085686 [1]

Tiffin Township is one of the fifteen townships of Adams County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,560. [3]

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Geography

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

Most of the village of West Union, the county seat of Adams County, is located in southwestern Tiffin Township.

Name and history

Tiffin Township was organized in 1806. It is named for Edward Tiffin, first Governor of Ohio. [4]

Statewide, the only other Tiffin Township is located in Defiance County.

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. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Tiffin township, Adams County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  4. Evans, Nelson Wiley (1900). A History of Adams County, Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. E B. Stivers. pp.  468.
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.