Guilford Township, Medina County, Ohio

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Guilford Township, Medina County, Ohio
Township
Halsey Hulburt Homestead
Location of Guilford Township in Medina County
Location of Guilford Township in Medina County
Coordinates: 41°1′2″N 81°50′28″W / 41.01722°N 81.84111°W / 41.01722; -81.84111Coordinates: 41°1′2″N 81°50′28″W / 41.01722°N 81.84111°W / 41.01722; -81.84111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Area
 • Total 25.1 sq mi (65.0 km2)
 • Land 25.1 sq mi (65.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,447
 • Density 217.1/sq mi (83.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44273
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-32676[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086593[1]

Guilford Township is one of the eighteen townships of Medina County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,447 people in the township, 3,181 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two municipalities are located in Guilford Township: part of the city of Rittman in the southeast, and the village of Seville in the west.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Guilford Township statewide.[4] Derived from Guildford, Surrey a small market town in England.

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.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Medina County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Archived 2016-10-30 at the Wayback Machine. Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  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.

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