is one of the nine townships
of Erie County
, United States
. It is part of the Sandusky, Ohio metropolitan statistical area
. The 2000 census
found 1,384 people in the township.
Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
A small corner of the city of Bellevue is located in southwestern Groton Township.
Name and history
It is the only Groton 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.