Knox Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Knox Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
The former Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church
Location of Knox Township in Columbiana County
Location of Knox Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°51′7″N 81°1′55″W / 40.85194°N 81.03194°W / 40.85194; -81.03194Coordinates: 40°51′7″N 81°1′55″W / 40.85194°N 81.03194°W / 40.85194; -81.03194
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,122 ft (342 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,434
 • Density 125/sq mi (48.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-40824[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085896[1]

Knox Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 4,434.[3]


Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

Two unincorporated communities are located in Knox Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of five Knox Townships statewide.[4] The township was organized in 1808.[5][6]


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.


  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): Knox township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  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. 284. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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