Coitsville Township, Mahoning County, Ohio
|Coitsville Township, Mahoning County, Ohio|
Fields at the McGuffey Homesite in northwestern Coitsville Township
Municipalities and townships of Mahoning County
|• Total||12.9 sq mi (33.4 km2)|
|• Land||12.8 sq mi (33.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||1,112 ft (339 m)|
|• Density||109/sq mi (41.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086561|
Located in the northeastern corner of the county along the Pennsylvania border, it borders the following townships:
- Hubbard Township, Trumbull County - north
- Shenango Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania - northeast
- Pulaski Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania - east
- Poland Township - south
- Youngstown - west
The western half of what was originally Coitsville Township is now occupied by three cities:
- The city of Campbell, in the west
- Part of the city of Struthers, in the southwest
- Part of Youngstown, in the northwest
Name and history
It is the only Coitsville Township statewide.
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, 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.
Coitsville Township is served by the Hometown Journal, a local weekly newspaper.
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