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Groton Township, Erie County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Erie
FIPS code  39-32578
Elevation  220 m
Population  1,427 (2010)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086063
Local time  Friday 2:55 PM
Groton Township, Erie County, Ohio
Weather  -1°C, Wind NW at 24 km/h, 44% Humidity
Area  66.82 km² (66.3 km² Land / 52 ha Water)

Groton Township is one of the nine townships of Erie County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Sandusky, Ohio metropolitan statistical area. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,427.

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Map of Groton Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Margaretta Township - north
  • Perkins Township - northeast corner
  • Oxford Township - east
  • Ridgefield Township, Huron County - southeast corner
  • Lyme Township, Huron County - south
  • York Township, Sandusky County - west
  • Townsend Township, Sandusky County - northwest
  • A small corner of the city of Bellevue is located in southwestern Groton Township.

    Name and history

    It is the only Groton Township statewide.

    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, 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

    Groton Township, Erie County, Ohio Wikipedia


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