Fowler Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

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Fowler Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°17′59″N 80°40′25″W / 41.29972°N 80.67361°W / 41.29972; -80.67361Coordinates: 41°17′59″N 80°40′25″W / 41.29972°N 80.67361°W / 41.29972; -80.67361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Area
 • Total 25.1 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Land 25.1 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,733
 • Density 109.1/sq mi (42.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44418
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-28098[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087029[1]

Fowler Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,733 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Part of the city of Cortland is located in northwestern Fowler Township, and the unincorporated community of Fowler lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Fowler Township is named for Samuel Fowler, an early landowner.[4] It is the only Fowler Township statewide.[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. ^ Trumbull County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 130. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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