Litchfield Township, Medina County, Ohio

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Litchfield Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
Coordinates: 41°10′4″N 82°1′25″W / 41.16778°N 82.02361°W / 41.16778; -82.02361Coordinates: 41°10′4″N 82°1′25″W / 41.16778°N 82.02361°W / 41.16778; -82.02361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Area
 • Total 22.4 sq mi (58.0 km2)
 • Land 22.4 sq mi (58.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,250
 • Density 145.2/sq mi (56.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44253
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-44072[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086598[1]

Litchfield Township is one of the seventeen townships of Medina County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,250 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Litchfield Township, although the unincorporated community of Litchfield lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Litchfield Township statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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.

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