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Monroe Township, Henry County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Henry
FIPS code  39-51408
Elevation  209 m
Local time  Thursday 1:28 PM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086293
Area  94.7 km²
Population  1,177 (2000)
Monroe Township, Henry County, Ohio
Weather  3°C, Wind W at 23 km/h, 45% Humidity

Monroe Township is one of the thirteen townships of Henry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,177 people in the township, 892 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.


Map of Monroe Township, OH, USA


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

  • Harrison Township - north
  • Damascus Township - northeast corner
  • Richfield Township - east
  • Bartlow Township - southeast corner
  • Marion Township - south
  • Pleasant Township - southwest corner
  • Napoleon Township - west
  • Flatrock Township - northwest corner
  • Monroe Township is one of only two townships in the county without a border on another county.

    The village of Malinta is located in northeastern Monroe Township, and the unincorporated community of Grelton lies on its border with Richfield Township.

    Name and history

    It is one of twenty-two Monroe 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.


    Monroe Township, Henry County, Ohio Wikipedia

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