Ashtabula Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio
|Ashtabula Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio|
Location of Ashtabula Township in Ashtabula County
|• Total||20.3 sq mi (52.6 km2)|
|• Land||20.1 sq mi (52.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||581 ft (177 m)|
|• Density||1,042/sq mi (402.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085719|
Located in the northern part of the county along Lake Erie, it borders the following townships:
Name and history
It is the only Ashtabula Township statewide.
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. Currently, the board is composed of chairman Stephen McClure and members Sam Bucci and Joseph Pete, Sr.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ashtabula township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
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- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.