Clinton Township, Seneca County, Ohio
Barn on County Road 17
Location of Clinton Township (red) in Seneca County, adjacent to the city of Tiffin (yellow).
Coordinates: 41°7′23″N 83°8′16″W / 41.12306°N 83.13778°W / 41.12306; -83.13778Coordinates: 41°7′23″N 83°8′16″W / 41.12306°N 83.13778°W / 41.12306; -83.13778
CountryUnited States
 • Total31.1 sq mi (80.5 km2)
 • Land31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation768 ft (234 m)
 • Total4,109
 • Density132.1/sq mi (51.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-16154[2]
GNIS feature ID1086943[1]

Clinton Township is one of the fifteen townships of Seneca County, Ohio, United States. It is also the most populated township in the county. The 2010 census found 4,109 people in the township.[3]


Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:

Name and history

Clinton Township was organized in 1820. It was named for DeWitt Clinton, 6th Governor of New York.[4]

It is one of seven Clinton Townships statewide.[5]


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,[6] 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.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  4. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. pp. 82.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.