Austintown Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

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Austintown Township, Mahoning County, Ohio
Township
The Austintown Log House
Location of Austintown Township in Mahoning County
Location of Austintown Township in Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°5′46″N 80°44′46″W / 41.09611°N 80.74611°W / 41.09611; -80.74611Coordinates: 41°5′46″N 80°44′46″W / 41.09611°N 80.74611°W / 41.09611; -80.74611
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.1 km2)
 • Land 24.8 sq mi (64.2 km2)
 • Water 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 36,722
 • Density 1,499/sq mi (578.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44515
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-03198[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086555[1]
Website www.austintowntwp.com

Austintown Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 36,722 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Austintown Township, although two census-designated places are located there: Austintown in the east (with 44% of the township's area and 81% of its population), and part of Mineral Ridge in the north.

The Meander Creek Reservoir occupies the western portion of the township. Ax Factory Run creek flows west to east through central portion of the township with Woodside Lake forming a section of the creek.

Interstates 80 and 680 and State Route 11 are major traffic systems crossing Austintown. One exit on I-80 and one exit on State Route 11 serve the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Austintown Township statewide.

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,[4] 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.

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 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Austintown township, Mahoning County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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