ⓘ Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio. Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships: Groton Township, Erie County - s ..

                                     

ⓘ Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio

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

  • Groton Township, Erie County - southeast
  • Margaretta Township, Erie County - northeast
  • Riley Township - west
  • York Township - south
  • Green Creek Township - southwest corner

No municipalities are located in Townsend Township, although the census-designated places of Vickery and Whites Landing are located in the townships west and north.

                                     

1. 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.