Gustavus Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

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Gustavus Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Township hall at Gustavus Center
Township hall at Gustavus Center
Location of Gustavus Township in Trumbull County
Location of Gustavus Township in Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°27′16″N 80°39′19″W / 41.45444°N 80.65528°W / 41.45444; -80.65528Coordinates: 41°27′16″N 80°39′19″W / 41.45444°N 80.65528°W / 41.45444; -80.65528
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyTrumbull
Area
 • Total25.0 sq mi (64.7 km2)
 • Land25.0 sq mi (64.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation978 ft (298 m)
Population
 • Total948
 • Density37.9/sq mi (14.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44417
Area code(s)234/330
FIPS code39-32732[2]
GNIS feature ID1087031[1]

Gustavus Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 948 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Gustavus Township.

Name and history[edit]

Gustavus Township was named after Gustavus Storrs, the son of a land agent.[4] It is the only Gustavus Township statewide.[5]

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,[6] 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. ^ Trumbull County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 55.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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