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Ridge Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Location of Ridge Township in Wyandot County.
Coordinates: 40°56′53″N 83°27′9″W / 40.94806°N 83.4525°W / 40.94806; -83.4525
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
 - Total 14.8 sq mi (38.4 km2)
 - Land 14.8 sq mi (38.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 856 ft (261 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 512
 - Density 34.5/sq mi (13.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-66992[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087211[1]

Ridge Township is one of the thirteen townships of Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 512 people in the township.[3]



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

No municipalities are located in Ridge Township.

Name and history

Statewide, the only other Ridge Township is located in Van Wert 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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