Medina Township, Medina County, Ohio

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Medina Township, Medina County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
Coordinates: 41°9′56″N 81°49′20″W / 41.16556°N 81.82222°W / 41.16556; -81.82222Coordinates: 41°9′56″N 81°49′20″W / 41.16556°N 81.82222°W / 41.16556; -81.82222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Area
 • Total 18.1 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Land 18.0 sq mi (46.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,783
 • Density 432.6/sq mi (167.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44215, 44256, 44258
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-48804[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086601[1]

Medina Township is one of the seventeen townships of Medina County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,783 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the city of Medina, the county seat of Medina County, is located in southwestern Medina Township.

Name and history[edit]

As of June 2013, township officials are exploring changing the name to Weymouth Township. Weymouth was the original county seat of Medina County.[4] In addition, it is the only Medina 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, 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. ^ Medina County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Davis, Andrew (June 28, 2013). "Welcome to Weymouth Township?". Medina Gazette. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 

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