Franklin Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Franklin Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Township
St John Catholic Church, on hill above Summitville
St John Catholic Church, on hill above Summitville
Location of Franklin Township in Columbiana County
Location of Franklin Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 80°53′13″W / 40.68833°N 80.88694°W / 40.68833; -80.88694Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 80°53′13″W / 40.68833°N 80.88694°W / 40.68833; -80.88694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Area
 • Total 23.1 sq mi (59.7 km2)
 • Land 23.0 sq mi (59.6 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 835
 • Density 36/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-28238[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085894[1]

Franklin Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 835 people living in the township,[3] 700 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

One village is located in Franklin Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-one Franklin Townships statewide.[5] The township was organized in 1816.[6][7]

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,[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.

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): Franklin township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Remainder of Franklin township, Franklin township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22. 
  7. ^ McCord, William B. (1905). History of Columbiana County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 312. 
  8. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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