Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°23′9″N 81°15′26″W / 41.38583°N 81.25722°W / 41.38583; -81.25722Coordinates: 41°23′9″N 81°15′26″W / 41.38583°N 81.25722°W / 41.38583; -81.25722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 30.0 sq mi (77.7 km2)
 • Land 27.9 sq mi (72.3 km2)
 • Water 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,234 ft (376 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,158
 • Density 184.9/sq mi (71.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-02904[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086147[1]

Auburn Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,158 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

No municipalities are located in Auburn Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Auburn Townships are located in Crawford and Tuscarawas counties.[4] Auburn Township was founded by the Bradley and Snow families of South Newbury, New Hampshire.[5]

Government[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ Geauga County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Archived from the original on 16 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ http://auburntownship.com/history
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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