Henrietta Township, Lorain County, Ohio

Henrietta Township, Lorain County, Ohio

On the Ohio Turnpike in the township's northwest

Location of Henrietta Township in Lorain County
Coordinates: 41°19′44″N 82°18′31″W / 41.32889°N 82.30861°W / 41.32889; -82.30861Coordinates: 41°19′44″N 82°18′31″W / 41.32889°N 82.30861°W / 41.32889; -82.30861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
  Total 21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)
  Land 21.3 sq mi (55.1 km2)
  Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 1,873
  Density 88.0/sq mi (34.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44001
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-34972[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086511[1]

Henrietta Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,873 people in the township.[3]


Located in western Lorain County, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Henrietta Township.

Name and history

It is the only Henrietta Township statewide.[4]


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,[5] 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 2 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. Lorain County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 14 May 2007.
  4. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
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