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Liberty Township, Hancock County, Ohio

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Liberty Township, Ohio
Township
Location of Liberty Township in Hancock County.
Location of Liberty Township in Hancock County.

Coordinates: 41°2′23″N 83°41′55″W / 41.03972°N 83.69861°W / 41.03972; -83.69861Coordinates: 41°2′23″N 83°41′55″W / 41.03972°N 83.69861°W / 41.03972; -83.69861{{#coordinates:41|2|23|N|83|41|55|W|type:city(6469)_region:US-OH |primary |name=

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Country United States
State Ohio
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 29.9 sq mi (77.4 km2)
 • Land 29.8 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,469
 • Density 216.8/sq mi (83.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-43148[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086247[1]

Liberty Township is one of the seventeen townships of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,469 people in the township.[3]

Geography

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

The city of Findlay, the county seat of Hancock County, occupies much of eastern Liberty Township.

Name and history

It is one of twenty-five Liberty Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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.

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