ⓘ Sandusky Township, Richland County, Ohio. Sandusky Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfi ..

                                     

ⓘ Sandusky Township, Richland County, Ohio

Sandusky Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 856 people in the township, 853 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

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

  • Troy Township - southeast, north of Troy Township, Morrow County
  • North Bloomfield Township, Morrow County - south
  • Jackson Township, Crawford County - northwest
  • Sharon Township - north
  • Troy Township, Morrow County - southeast corner, north of Troy Township, Richland County
  • Springfield Township - east
  • Polk Township, Crawford County - southwest

A small part of the city of Crestline is located in northwestern Sandusky Township.

                                     

2. 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.