Sugar Creek Township
is one of the fifteen townships
of Putnam County
, United States
. The 2000 census
found 1,156 people in the township.
Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
No municipalities are located in Sugar Creek Township, although the unincorporated communities of Rimer and Vaughnsville lie in the township: Rimer in the west, and Vaughnsville in the south.
Name and history
Statewide, other Sugar Creek Townships are located in Allen
, and Wayne
Counties, plus a Sugarcreek Township
in Greene 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 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.