Montville Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Montville Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°36′50″N 81°3′19″W / 41.61389°N 81.05528°W / 41.61389; -81.05528Coordinates: 41°36′50″N 81°3′19″W / 41.61389°N 81.05528°W / 41.61389; -81.05528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,984
 • Density 81.3/sq mi (31.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44064
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-51842[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086156[1]

Montville Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,984 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

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

The Cuyahoga River begins in Montville Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Montville Township is located in Medina County.

The township includes a house that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad. The house still stands on the southeast corner of the intersection of U.S. Route 6 and State Route 528.[citation needed]

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,[4] 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.

Education[edit]

Montville Township falls under the Ledgemont School District.

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