Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
The former Free Will Baptist Church of Auburn
Location of Auburn Township in Geauga County
Location of Auburn Township in Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°23′9″N 81°15′26″W / 41.38583°N 81.25722°W / 41.38583; -81.25722Coordinates: 41°23′9″N 81°15′26″W / 41.38583°N 81.25722°W / 41.38583; -81.25722
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 29.9 sq mi (77.5 km2)
 • Land 27.7 sq mi (71.7 km2)
 • Water 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,234 ft (376 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,443
 • Density 233/sq mi (89.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-02904[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086147[1]
Website auburntownship.com

Auburn Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 6,443,[3] up from 5,158 at the 2000 census.[4] It is 25 miles (40 km) southeast of downtown Cleveland.

Geography[edit]

Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

No municipalities are located in Auburn Township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Auburn Townships are located in Crawford and Tuscarawas counties.[5] Auburn Township was founded by the Bradley and Snow families of South Newbury, New Hampshire.[6]

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,[7] 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.

Notable person[edit]

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Auburn township, Geauga County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ Geauga County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ http://auburntownship.com/history
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ The Chicago Law Times,' volume II, Catharine V. White editor, C. V. White Company, Chicago, Illinois: 1888, Biographical Sketch of Clayton E. Crafts, pg. 381-383

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