Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

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Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°10′57″N 80°57′59″W / 41.18250°N 80.96639°W / 41.18250; -80.96639Coordinates: 41°10′57″N 80°57′59″W / 41.18250°N 80.96639°W / 41.18250; -80.96639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.8 km2)
 • Land 23.3 sq mi (60.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,524
 • Density 409.6/sq mi (158.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-55636[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087041[1]

Newton Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 9,524 people in the township, 4,522 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and village:

Most of the city of Newton Falls is located in northwestern Newton Township, and the census-designated place of South Canal lies in the township's west.

Newton Township covers an area of 25 sq mi.[citation needed]

Name and history[edit]

Newton Township was likely named for Newtown, Connecticut soon after its creation in 1806.[4] It is one of five Newton Townships statewide.[5]

Newton Township was formed from the Connecticut Western Reserve.

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,[6] 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. ^ Trumbull County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Newton Falls & Newton Township, Ohio History". Newton Falls Public Library. Retrieved 2009-11-09.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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