Green Township, Mahoning County, Ohio

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Green Township, Mahoning County, Ohio
Township
old Number 4 School, Route 165
old Number 4 School, Route 165
Location of Green Township in Mahoning County
Location of Green Township in Mahoning County
Coordinates: 40°55′54″N 80°47′58″W / 40.93167°N 80.79944°W / 40.93167; -80.79944Coordinates: 40°55′54″N 80°47′58″W / 40.93167°N 80.79944°W / 40.93167; -80.79944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mahoning
Area
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (80.9 km2)
 • Land 30.8 sq mi (79.8 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,532
 • Density 115/sq mi (44.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-31794[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086564[1]
Website www.greentownship.us

Green Township is one of the fourteen townships of Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 3,532 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Washingtonville is located in southeastern Green Township, and the unincorporated community of Greenford lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Green Township was established in 1806.[4] For many years, the township was part of Columbiana County, before becoming part of Mahoning County in 1846.[5]

It is one of sixteen Green Townships statewide.[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.

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): Green 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. 208. 
  5. ^ Mack, Horace (1879). History of Columbiana County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Unigraphic. p. 311. 
  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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