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Center Township, Mercer County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Mercer
FIPS code  39-12952
Elevation  260 m
Local time  Tuesday 10:33 AM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086622
Area  78.4 km²
Population  1,082 (2000)
Center Township, Mercer County, Ohio
Weather  13°C, Wind S at 26 km/h, 89% Humidity

Center Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mercer County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,082 people in the township.


Map of Center Township, OH, USA


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

  • Union Township - north
  • Salem Township, Auglaize County - northeast
  • Noble Township, Auglaize County - southeast
  • Jefferson Township - south
  • Hopewell Township - west
  • Dublin Township - northwest corner
  • A small part of the city of Celina, the county seat of Mercer County, is located in southern Center Township.

    Name and history

    Center Township was organized in 1834. It is one of nine Center Townships statewide.


    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, 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.


    Center Township, Mercer County, Ohio Wikipedia

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