LaGrange Township, Lorain County, Ohio
LaGrange Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,972 people in the township, 4,157 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in central Lorain County, it borders the following townships:
- Carlisle Township - north
- Eaton Township - northeast corner
- Grafton Township - east
- Litchfield Township, Medina County - southeast corner
- Penfield Township - south
- Wellington Township - southwest corner
- Pittsfield Township - west
- New Russia Township - northwest corner
The village of LaGrange is located in central LaGrange Township.
Name and history
It is the only LaGrange Township statewide.
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, 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.