Plymouth Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Plymouth Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°49′54″N 80°45′10″W / 41.83167°N 80.75278°W / 41.83167; -80.75278Coordinates: 41°49′54″N 80°45′10″W / 41.83167°N 80.75278°W / 41.83167; -80.75278
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashtabula
Area
 • Total 22.4 sq mi (57.9 km2)
 • Land 22.3 sq mi (57.7 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation [1] 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,981
 • Density 89/sq mi (34.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-63772[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085738[1]

Plymouth Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,981 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Plymouth Township.

The unincorporated settlements of Plymouth[4] and Plymouth Center[5] are located near the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other Plymouth Township is located in Richland County.

The first settlers in Plymouth Township arrived in 1805 and 1806.[6]

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,[7] 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. Currently, the board is composed of chairman David Waldron and members Edwin Friedstrom and Kevin Presley.[6]

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