Erie Township is one of the
twelve townships of Ottawa
County, Ohio, United States.
The 2000 census
found 1,328 people in
the unincorporated portions of the township.
the central part of the county along Lake Erie, it borders the following townships:
part of the city of Port Clinton, the county seat of
Ottawa County, is located in southwestern Erie Township, and the
unincorporated community of
Lacarne lies in the
Camp Perry is located along Lake Erie in Erie
Name and history
It is the only Erie Township 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.
- Ottawa County, Ohio — Population by Places
Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed
15 May 2007.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of
Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.