Southington Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

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Southington Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Municipalities and townships of Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°18′22″N 80°56′48″W / 41.30611°N 80.94667°W / 41.30611; -80.94667Coordinates: 41°18′22″N 80°56′48″W / 41.30611°N 80.94667°W / 41.30611; -80.94667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,817
 • Density 147.2/sq mi (56.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44470
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-73397[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087043[1]

Southington Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,817 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

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

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Southington 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.

Public services[edit]

Students in Southington attend Southington Local Schools. It comprises Southington Elementary School, Southington Middle School, and Chalker High School. The elementary, middle, and high schools are all on the same campus.

Important highways in Southington Township include U.S. Route 422 and State Routes 534 and 305.

Notable residents[edit]

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