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Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio

 

Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio

Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio
Township
Historic mill in Providence Park
Historic mill in Providence Park
Location of Providence Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Location of Providence Township in Lucas County, Ohio
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lucas
Area
 • Total 26.6 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Land 26.1 sq mi (67.6 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,361
 • Density 129/sq mi (49.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-64836[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086531[1]
Website .org.providencetwpwww

Providence Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 3,361 people in the township.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Name 2
  • Government 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Located in the far southern part of the county along the Maumee River, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Providence Township, although the unincorporated communities of Neapolis and Providence lie in the township's northwest and south respectively.

Name

It is the only Providence Township statewide.[4]

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.

References

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  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External links

  • Township website
  • County website
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