is one of the twelve townships
of Sandusky County
, United States
. As of the 2000 census
, 6,395 people lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
Part of the city of Fremont, the county seat of Sandusky County, is located in northern Ballville Township, as well as the census-designated place of Ballville.
The Sandusky River runs through Ballville Township prior to Fremont on its way to Lake Erie to the north.
Name and history
It is the only Ballville 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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.