Poland Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

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Poland Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Mahoning County
Municipalities and townships of Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°1′21″N 80°35′36″W / 41.02250°N 80.59333°W / 41.02250; -80.59333Coordinates: 41°1′21″N 80°35′36″W / 41.02250°N 80.59333°W / 41.02250; -80.59333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 21.2 sq mi (55.0 km2)
 • Land 20.9 sq mi (54.1 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,960
 • Density 716/sq mi (276.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44514
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-63968[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086568[1]
Website www.polandtownship.org

Poland Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 14,960 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern part of the county along the Pennsylvania border, it borders the following townships:

Three municipalities are located in Poland Township:

  • The village of Lowellville, in the east
  • Part of the village of Poland, in the west
  • Part of the city of Struthers, in the northwest

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Poland Township statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Poland township, Mahoning County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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