Butler Township, Richland County, Ohio

Butler Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 1,386 people in the township.[3]

Butler Township, Richland County, Ohio
Township hall at Adario
Township hall at Adario
Location of Butler Township in Richland County.
Location of Butler Township in Richland County.
Coordinates: 40°57′2″N 82°27′6″W / 40.95056°N 82.45167°W / 40.95056; -82.45167Coordinates: 40°57′2″N 82°27′6″W / 40.95056°N 82.45167°W / 40.95056; -82.45167
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyRichland
Area
 • Total25.5 sq mi (66.1 km2)
 • Land25.5 sq mi (66.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,148 ft (350 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,386
 • Density54.3/sq mi (21.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-10646[2]
GNIS feature ID1086873[1]

GeographyEdit

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

No municipalities are located in Butler Township.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of six Butler Townships statewide.[4]

GovernmentEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Richland County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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