Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
|Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio|
Messiah Lutheran Church is near the northern boundary of the township
Location of Newton Township in Trumbull County
|• Total||23.5 sq mi (60.8 km2)|
|• Land||23.3 sq mi (60.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||912 ft (278 m)|
|• Density||409.6/sq mi (158.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087041|
Newton Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 9,524 people in the township, 4,522 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and village:
- Braceville Township - north
- Warren Township - northeast corner
- Lordstown - east
- Jackson Township, Mahoning County - southeast corner
- Milton Township, Mahoning County - south
- Palmyra Township, Portage County - southwest corner
- Paris Township, Portage County - west
- Windham Township, Portage County - northwest corner
Newton Township covers an area of 25 sq mi.
Name and history
Newton Township was formed from the Connecticut Western Reserve.
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.
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