Cherry Valley Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio
|Cherry Valley Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio|
Cherry Valley's town hall
Location of Cherry Valley Township in Ashtabula County
|• Total||24.1 sq mi (62.3 km2)|
|• Land||24.0 sq mi (62.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||1,040 ft (317 m)|
|• Density||40/sq mi (15.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1085721|
Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Dorset Township - north
- Richmond Township - northeast corner
- Andover Township - east
- Williamsfield Township - southeast corner
- Wayne Township - south
- Colebrook Township - southwest corner
- New Lyme Township - west
- Lenox Township - northwest corner
No municipalities are located in Cherry Valley Township.
Name and history
It is the only Cherry Valley Township statewide.
Cherry Valley Township was named for the abundant cherry trees growing along a stream.
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, 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. Currently, the board is composed of chairman Mark Savel and members Robert Gale and Jeff Smith.
- General Leonard Wright Colby (1846-1924)
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