Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Township
Town Hall and Service Garage on Ohio State Route 9
Town Hall and Service Garage on Ohio State Route 9
Location of Hanover Township in Columbiana County
Location of Hanover Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°45′51″N 80°54′42″W / 40.76417°N 80.91167°W / 40.76417; -80.91167Coordinates: 40°45′51″N 80°54′42″W / 40.76417°N 80.91167°W / 40.76417; -80.91167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Area
 • Total 36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,704
 • Density 103/sq mi (39.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-33264[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085895[1]
Countryside of Hanover Township

Hanover Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 3,704 people living in the township,[3] 3,296 of whom were in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

One village and two unincorporated communities are located in Hanover Township:

  • The village of Hanoverton, in the south
  • The unincorporated community of Kensington, in the southwest
  • The unincorporated community of Guilford Lake, in the northeast

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Hanover townships are located in Butler, Ashland, and Licking counties. The township was organized in 1806.[5][6]

Government[edit]

The township, 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.

Infrastructure[edit]

The township has many notable and famous pieces of infrastructure across it. Three main highways include Ohio State Route 9, Ohio State Route 172, and U.S. Route 30. The Hanoverton Canal Town District, a part of the Sandy and Beaver Canal, is part of the National Register of Historic Places. Another piece of notable infrastructure includes the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which runs from south to north through the township.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hanover township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Remainder of Hanover township, Hanover township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22. 
  6. ^ McCord, William B. (1905). History of Columbiana County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 281. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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