Lenox Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Lenox Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 80°45′7″W / 41.68722°N 80.75194°W / 41.68722; -80.75194Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 80°45′7″W / 41.68722°N 80.75194°W / 41.68722; -80.75194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashtabula
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Land 24.3 sq mi (62.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,450
 • Density 60/sq mi (23.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44047
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-42742[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085731[1]

Lenox Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,450 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Lenox Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Lenox Township statewide.[4]

The first settler in Lenox Township was former Maryland resident Lyle Asque, who arrived in 1807.[5] Lenox Township was organized in 1819.[6]

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,[7] 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 members of the board are John Maylish, Wynn Wessell, and Doug White.[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): Lenox township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 9, 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. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 270. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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