Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

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Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Township
Elam Jones Public House at Hartford Center
Elam Jones Public House at Hartford Center
Location of Hartford Township in Trumbull County
Location of Hartford Township in Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°18′42″N 80°34′15″W / 41.31167°N 80.57083°W / 41.31167; -80.57083Coordinates: 41°18′42″N 80°34′15″W / 41.31167°N 80.57083°W / 41.31167; -80.57083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Area
 • Total 26.5 sq mi (68.7 km2)
 • Land 26.5 sq mi (68.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,104
 • Density 79.5/sq mi (30.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44424
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-34230[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087032[1]

Hartford Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,104 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Orangeville is located in northeastern Hartford Township, and the unincorporated community of Hartford lies at the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Hartford Township was named after Hartford, Connecticut.[4]

Statewide, the only other Hartford Township is located in Licking County.

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.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Dave Blaney, NASCAR driver
  • Chris Butler, founder and CEO of East Coast Acquisition, Inc. and owner of Little Creek Farm

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 Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 151. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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