Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
Location of Chardon Township in Geauga County
Location of Chardon Township in Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°37′8″N 81°15′3″W / 41.61889°N 81.25083°W / 41.61889; -81.25083Coordinates: 41°37′8″N 81°15′3″W / 41.61889°N 81.25083°W / 41.61889; -81.25083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 22.8 sq mi (59.1 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.7 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,591
 • Density 203/sq mi (78.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44024
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-13561[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086150[1]

Chardon Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 4,591.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Chardon, the county seat of Geauga County, borders Chardon Township on the southeast.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Chardon Township statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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 residents[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 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Chardon township, Geauga County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 13, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. ^ Warsinskey, Tim (1992-12-16). "Ohio State Not Among Jurevicius' Final Five". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 

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