Spencer Township, Lucas County, Ohio

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Spencer Township, Lucas County, Ohio
Spencer Township, Lucas County
Spencer Township, Lucas County
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Lucas
 • Total 12.1 sq mi (31.4 km2)
 • Land 12.1 sq mi (31.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,882
 • Density 155/sq mi (59.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-73990[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086533[1]

Spencer Township is one of the eleven townships of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,882 people in the township.[3]


  • Frankfort is an unincorporated community located in the western portion of the township.An old variant name of the community was Java.[4] A post office was established under the name Java in 1848, and remained in operation until 1901.[5][6]


Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Spencer Township.


Statewide, other Spencer Townships are located in Allen, Guernsey, and Medina counties.


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,[7] 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. 1.0 1.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Spencer township, Lucas County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 7, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spencer Township, Lucas County, Ohio
  5. "Lucas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Java Post Office (historical)
  7. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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