Colebrook Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Colebrook Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Township
Town hall at Colebrook Center
Town hall at Colebrook Center
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°32′10″N 80°45′44″W / 41.53611°N 80.76222°W / 41.53611; -80.76222Coordinates: 41°32′10″N 80°45′44″W / 41.53611°N 80.76222°W / 41.53611; -80.76222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashtabula
Area
 • Total 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Land 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 994
 • Density 41/sq mi (15.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-16560[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085722[1]

Colebrook Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 994 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Colebrook Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Colebrook Township statewide.[4]

The first settler in the township was Joel Blakeslee, who arrived from New York in 1819.[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. Currently, the board is composed of chairman James Vins, Jr. and members Ron Chutas and Joseph Yuhasz.[5]

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Colebrook township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ a b Ashtabula County, Ohio Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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