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Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

Riley Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 1,302 people lived in the township.[3]

Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Countryside in central Riley Township
Countryside in central Riley Township
Location of Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Location of Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 83°0′44″W / 41.38333°N 83.01222°W / 41.38333; -83.01222Coordinates: 41°23′0″N 83°0′44″W / 41.38333°N 83.01222°W / 41.38333; -83.01222
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySandusky
Area
 • Total42.8 sq mi (110.8 km2)
 • Land38.6 sq mi (99.9 km2)
 • Water4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)
Elevation587 ft (179 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,302
 • Density33.8/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-67188[2]
GNIS feature ID1086915[1]

Contents

GeographyEdit

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

No municipalities are located in Riley Township.

Name and historyEdit

Statewide, the only other Riley Township is located in Putnam County.

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,[4] 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Sandusky County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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