Tiffin Township, Defiance County, Ohio

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Tiffin Township, Defiance County, Ohio
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Location of Tiffin Township in Defiance County
Coordinates: 41°22′58″N84°23′49″W / 41.38278°N 84.39694°W / 41.38278; -84.39694 Coordinates: 41°22′58″N84°23′49″W / 41.38278°N 84.39694°W / 41.38278; -84.39694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Defiance
Area
  Total36.42 sq mi (94.32 km2)
  Land36.36 sq mi (94.16 km2)
  Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation
[1]
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total1,612
  Density44/sq mi (17.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-76772 [2]
GNIS feature ID1086039 [1]

Tiffin Township is one of twelve townships in Defiance County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 1,612 residents in the township. [3]

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Geography

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

No municipalities are located in Tiffin Township, although the unincorporated community of Evansport lies on its border with Springfield Township.

Name and history

Tiffin Township was established in 1832, and named for the Tiffin River which flows through it. [4] Statewide, the only other Tiffin Township is located in Adams 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.

Transportation

Two significant highways in Tiffin Township are State Route 15, which travels from northwest to southeast in the southwestern corner of the township; and State Route 66, which travels north-south through the eastern half of the township. [6]

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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, Defiance County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  4. History of Defiance County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County ; Its Townships, Towns, Etc. ; Military Record ; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men ; Farm Views ; Personal Reminiscences, Etc. Warner, Beers. 1883. p. 347.
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, pp. 34-35. ISBN   0-89933-281-1.