ⓘ Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio. Located in the far southern part of the county along the Maumee River, it borders the following townships: Grand Rapids ..

                                     

ⓘ Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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

  • Grand Rapids Township, Wood County - south
  • Swan Creek Township, Fulton County - northwest
  • Swanton Township - north
  • Waterville Township - northeast
  • Damascus Township, Henry County - southwest corner
  • Washington Township, Henry County - west
  • Washington Township, Wood County - southeast

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

                                     

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.