Worthington Township, Richland County, Ohio

Worthington Township, Richland County, Ohio

Worthington Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, Ohio, United States. It is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2000 census found 2,791 people in the township, 1,870 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography

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

The village of Butler is located in western Worthington Township, and the unincorporated community of Newville lies in the township's northeast.

Name and history

It is the only Worthington Township statewide.

Government

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.

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