Parkman Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Parkman Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Municipalities and townships of Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°22′41″N 81°3′1″W / 41.37806°N 81.05028°W / 41.37806; -81.05028Coordinates: 41°22′41″N 81°3′1″W / 41.37806°N 81.05028°W / 41.37806; -81.05028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
 • Total 27.1 sq mi (70.2 km2)
 • Land 27.1 sq mi (70.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,198 ft (365 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,131
 • Density 131.1/sq mi (50.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44080
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-59948[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086159[1]

Parkman Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 4,131 people in the township.[3]


Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Parkman Township, although the unincorporated community of Parkman lies in the southern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Parkman Township statewide.[4]

In 1833, Parkman Township contained two mercantile stores, a tavern, and several mills.[5]


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.

Notable natives[edit]

Brian Barthelmes, 2001 Kenston High School graduate, University of Virginia football star and former member of New England Patriots practice squad


  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. ^ Geauga County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 362. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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