Concord Township, Lake County, Ohio

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Concord Township, Lake County, Ohio
Township
Concord Township Hall
Concord Township Hall
Municipalities and townships of Lake County
Municipalities and townships of Lake County
Coordinates: 41°40′18″N 81°15′3″W / 41.67167°N 81.25083°W / 41.67167; -81.25083Coordinates: 41°40′18″N 81°15′3″W / 41.67167°N 81.25083°W / 41.67167; -81.25083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lake
Area
 • Total 23.2 sq mi (60.1 km2)
 • Land 23.1 sq mi (59.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 15,282
 • Density 662.2/sq mi (255.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44060, 44077
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-18196[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086415[1]

Concord Township is one of the five townships of Lake County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 15,828 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships and municipalities:

Concord Township has an area of 23 square miles.[4]

No municipalities are located in Concord Township.

The historical location of the unincorporated settlement of Concord[5] is located at the north end of Ohio State Route 608 where it meets Ravenna Road/County Highway 360 (former State Route 44), though most current development in the immediate area is located nearby at the intersection of current State Route 44 and Interstate 90.[6]

Demographics[edit]

The population of Concord Township was estimated at 16,321 in 2007.[7]

Name and history[edit]

It is one of seven Concord Townships statewide.[8]

Concord Township was established in 1822.[9]

Concord began holding Community Days in 1976, and has become an annual tradition ever since. Community Days has been held on Labor Day weekend from 1976-2012, when it was moved to the third weekend in August. Activities include a parade, auction, neighborhood softball tournament and fireworks show taking place at Concord Township Hall.[10]

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, 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. As of 2008, the board members are Caroline Luhta, Christopher Galloway, and Paul Malchesky, and the fiscal officer is Amy Dawson.[11]

Public services[edit]

Transportation[edit]

In 2004, the township included approximately 134 miles of roadways, nearly all of which are paved.[12]

Education[edit]

Schools and school districts located in or near Concord Township include Auburn Career Center, Chardon Local Schools, The Goddard School, Hershey Montessori School, Lakeland Community College, Mentor Exempted Village School District, Riverside Local Schools, and St. Gabriel School (Lake County, Ohio).[13]

Health[edit]

Concord is home to Tri-Point Medical Center, a hospital part of Lake Health.[14] It opened in late 2009.[15]

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. ^ Lake County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Concord Township, Ohio — Home Page Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-04-03.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Concord, Ohio (Lake County)
  6. ^ Economic Development - Introduction Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-09-01.
  7. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Ohio 2000-2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  8. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  9. ^ About Concord - History Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-04-03.
  10. ^ Lasko, John. "Community Days events undergoing changes for 2013". News-Herald. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  11. ^ About Concord - Elected Officials Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-04-03.
  12. ^ Services and Departments - Service Department Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-04-03.
  13. ^ General Info - Schools Concord Township, 2008. Accessed 2009-08-12.
  14. ^ http://www.lakehealth.org/tripoint-medical-center
  15. ^ Baker, Brandon C. (October 22, 2009). "TriPoint opens doors; patients move in". The News-Herald. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 

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