Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Township
Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge
Location of Salem Township in Columbiana County
Location of Salem Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°52′28″N 80°46′41″W / 40.87444°N 80.77806°W / 40.87444; -80.77806Coordinates: 40°52′28″N 80°46′41″W / 40.87444°N 80.77806°W / 40.87444; -80.77806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Area
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (80.9 km2)
 • Land 31.2 sq mi (80.7 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,484
 • Density 176/sq mi (68.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44460
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-69848[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085902[1]

Salem Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 5,484 people living in the township,[3] 3,170 of whom were in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

One city and two villages are located in Salem Township:

  • The eastern tip of the city of Salem, in the northwest
  • The village of Leetonia, in the northeast
  • The village of Washingtonville, in the north

Name and history[edit]

It is one of fourteen Salem Townships statewide.[5]

The township was among the first organized in the county in 1803.[6]

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.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Salem township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Remainder of Salem township, Salem township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22. 
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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