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Crawford Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Location of Crawford Township in Wyandot County.
Coordinates: 40°57′3″N 83°22′10″W / 40.95083°N 83.36944°W / 40.95083; -83.36944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
 - Total 36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 - Land 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation [1] 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 5,080
 - Density 140.7/sq mi (54.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-19246[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087204[1]

Crawford Township is one of the thirteen townships of Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,080 people in the township, 1,179 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]



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

The village of Carey is located in western Crawford Township.

Name and history

Statewide, the only other Crawford Township is located in Coshocton County.


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,[4] 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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