Newbury Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Newbury Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
South Newbury Union Chapel
South Newbury Union Chapel
Location of Newbury Township in Geauga County
Location of Newbury Township in Geauga County
Coordinates: 41°27′54″N 81°13′59″W / 41.46500°N 81.23306°W / 41.46500; -81.23306Coordinates: 41°27′54″N 81°13′59″W / 41.46500°N 81.23306°W / 41.46500; -81.23306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 28.6 sq mi (74.1 km2)
 • Land 27.7 sq mi (71.8 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,542
 • Density 200/sq mi (77.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44065
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-54292[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086158[1]
Website newbury.publishpath.com

Newbury Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 5,542,[3] down from 5,805 at the 2000 census.

As of the 2000 census, the center of population in Geauga County was located in northeastern Newbury Township, near Oak Tree Trail.[4]

Punderson State Park is located in Newbury Township.

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Newbury Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Newbury Township statewide.[5][6]

Over the past decade, Newbury has declined and has lost its only grocery store (Three Sisters) and only pharmacy (Newbury Pharmacy), and its local post office doesn't even deliver mail any longer (mail in Newbury is delivered from the Burton post office).

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,[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.

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