Berlin Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

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Berlin Township, Mahoning County, Ohio
Township
Berlin Center Post Office
Berlin Center Post Office
Location of Berlin Township in Mahoning County
Location of Berlin Township in Mahoning County
Coordinates: 41°1′21″N 80°58′16″W / 41.02250°N 80.97111°W / 41.02250; -80.97111Coordinates: 41°1′21″N 80°58′16″W / 41.02250°N 80.97111°W / 41.02250; -80.97111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 • Land 23.9 sq mi (61.8 km2)
 • Water 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,122
 • Density 89/sq mi (34.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-05858[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086557[1]

Berlin Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 2,122 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Berlin Township.

Name and history[edit]

Berlin Township was organized in 1828.[4] The township was named after Berlin, Germany, the ancestral home of a share of the first settlers.[5]

Statewide, other Berlin Townships are located in Delaware, Erie, Holmes, and Knox counties.[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.

Transportation[edit]

The intersection of U.S. Route 224 and State Route 534, which lies about twenty miles southwest of Youngstown, Ohio, is located in central Berlin Township.

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): Berlin township, Mahoning County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Sanderson, Thomas W. (1907). Twentieth Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 176. 
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 13. 
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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