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Salem Township, Wyandot County, Ohio

Salem Township is one of the thirteen townships of Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,001 people in the township.

Salem Township, Wyandot County, Ohio
Wyandot Airport between Carey and Upper Sandusky
Wyandot Airport between Carey and Upper Sandusky
Location of Salem Township in Wyandot County
Location of Salem Township in Wyandot County
Coordinates: 40°52′8″N 83°21′8″W / 40.86889°N 83.35222°W / 40.86889; -83.35222Coordinates: 40°52′8″N 83°21′8″W / 40.86889°N 83.35222°W / 40.86889; -83.35222
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWyandot
Area
 • Total36.4 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Land36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation840 ft (256 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,001
 • Density27.5/sq mi (10.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-70016[2]
GNIS feature ID1087212[1]

GeographyEdit

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

No municipalities are located in Salem Township.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of fourteen Salem Townships statewide.[3]

A 12 megawatt (MW) Wyandot Solar Facility solar photovoltaic power plant was completed in Salem Township in April 2010.[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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  4. ^ Solar Energy Industries Association (2010). Utility-Scale Solar Projects in the United States
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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