Windsor Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Windsor Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Township
Windsor Mills Christ Church Episcopal, a historic site in the township
Windsor Mills Christ Church Episcopal, a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°32′5″N 80°56′45″W / 41.53472°N 80.94583°W / 41.53472; -80.94583Coordinates: 41°32′5″N 80°56′45″W / 41.53472°N 80.94583°W / 41.53472; -80.94583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ashtabula
Area
 • Total 24.7 sq mi (64.0 km2)
 • Land 24.7 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,279
 • Density 92/sq mi (35.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44099
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-85988[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085747[1]

Windsor Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,279 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Windsor Township, although the unincorporated community of Windsor lies in the township's east.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Windsor Townships are located in Lawrence and Morgan counties.

The earliest settler in Windsor Township was George Phelps, who came to the area from Connecticut in 1799.[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. Currently, the board is composed of chairman Jeffrey Merritt and members Bonnie Plizga and Robert Slusher.[4]

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): Windsor township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Ashtabula County, Ohio Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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