Twinsburg Township, Summit County, Ohio

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Twinsburg Township, Summit County, Ohio
Township
Location of Twinsburg Township in Summit County
Location of Twinsburg Township in Summit County
Coordinates: 41°17′38″N 81°25′29″W / 41.29389°N 81.42472°W / 41.29389; -81.42472Coordinates: 41°17′38″N 81°25′29″W / 41.29389°N 81.42472°W / 41.29389; -81.42472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Summit
Area
 • Total 8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2)
 • Land 8.0 sq mi (20.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,153
 • Density 267.9/sq mi (103.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44087
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-78064[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087021[1]

Twinsburg Township is one of the nine townships of Summit County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,153 people in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Twinsburg Township's current area is much smaller than it was originally. It is also discontinuous.

Original boundaries[edit]

Current boundaries[edit]

Several municipalities occupy what was originally part of Twinsburg Township:

  • Part of the city of Macedonia, in the west
  • The village of Reminderville, in the northeast
  • The city of Twinsburg, in the north and center

Name[edit]

It is the only Twinsburg Township statewide.[4] The name of the township comes from the Wilcox brothers, who were twins.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Attempts at merging the city and townships of Twinsburg have not been successful.

Twinsburg Township's land has been in the following counties:[1]

Year County
1788 Washington
1797 Jefferson
1800 Trumbull
1808 Portage
1840 Summit

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, 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. As of 2007, the board was composed of chairman James C. Balogh, and members Carol L Gasper and Thomas O. Schmidt,[5] and the fiscal officer was Tania Lardell.[6]

Transportation and public services[edit]

  • Interstate 480 and State Route 14, cosigned, pass through Twinsburg Township with no exits.
  • State Route 82 passes through the township, heading east towards Aurora.
  • State Route 91, connecting Hudson and Twinsburg, passes through.
  • A new facility for Twinsburg Township will be located on Enterprise Parkway off Rt. 91.
  • There are several parcels along Liberty Road under township jurisdiction and surrounded by land that is part of the City of Twinsburg.

The township has two zip codes. Much of the township, especially along Twinsburg Road and Old Mill Road, shares the ZIP code 44236 with Hudson and the other is 44087.

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. ^ Summit 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. ^ Twinsburg Township Board of Trustees, Twinsburg Township, 2007. Accessed 2009-09-23.
  6. ^ Twinsburg Township Hall, Twinsburg Township, 2007. Accessed 2009-09-23.

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