Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Franklin Harris Farmstead on Depot Road
Location of Butler Township in Columbiana County
Location of Butler Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°51′25″N 80°55′27″W / 40.85694°N 80.92417°W / 40.85694; -80.92417Coordinates: 40°51′25″N 80°55′27″W / 40.85694°N 80.92417°W / 40.85694; -80.92417
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
 • Total 32.9 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 • Land 32.9 sq mi (85.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,296 ft (395 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,614
 • Density 110/sq mi (42.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-10562[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085889[1]

Butler Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,614.[3]


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

Two unincorporated communities are located in Butler Township:

  • The unincorporated community of Damascus, in the northwest
  • The unincorporated community of Winona, in the southeast

Name and history[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20173,456[4]−4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

It is one of six Butler Townships statewide.[6] The township was organized in 1806.[7]


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,[8] 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.


  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): Butler township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016". Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Census.gov. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  7. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22.
  8. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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