Liverpool Township, Medina County, Ohio
|Liverpool Township, Ohio|
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
|• Total||25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)|
|• Land||25.9 sq mi (67.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||889 ft (271 m)|
|• Density||167.4/sq mi (64.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086599|
Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:
- Columbia Township, Lorain County - north
- Strongsville - northeast corner
- Brunswick Hills Township - east
- Medina Township - southeast corner
- York Township - south
- Litchfield Township - southwest corner
- Grafton Township, Lorain County - west
- Eaton Township, Lorain County - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Liverpool Township, although the unincorporated community of Valley City is located in the center of the township. The "Frog Jump Capital of Ohio," it lies at the intersection of State Routes 303 (Center Road) and 252 (Columbia Road).
Name and history
Statewide, the only other Liverpool Township is located in Columbiana County. Liverpool Township was established in 1816.
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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.