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Scott Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

Scott Township is one of the twelve townships of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 1,502 people lived in the township.[3]

Scott Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
Township border scene in Rollersville
Township border scene in Rollersville
Location of Scott Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Location of Scott Township, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Coordinates: 41°17′41″N 83°22′8″W / 41.29472°N 83.36889°W / 41.29472; -83.36889Coordinates: 41°17′41″N 83°22′8″W / 41.29472°N 83.36889°W / 41.29472; -83.36889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySandusky
Area
 • Total36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation705 ft (215 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,502
 • Density41.3/sq mi (15.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-71087[2]
GNIS feature ID1086917[1]

GeographyEdit

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

No municipalities are located in Scott Township, however, the unincorporated community of Rollersville straddles the northern border with Madison Township.

Name and historyEdit

Scott Township was established in 1833.[4] It was named for Merritt Scott, a pioneer settler.[5]

Statewide, other Scott Townships are located in Adams, Brown, and Marion Counties.

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,[6] 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. ^ Everett, Homer (1882). History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies. H. Z. Williams & Bro. p. 817.
  5. ^ Meek, Basil (1909). Twentieth Century History of Sandusky County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Whipporwill Publications. p. 340.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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