St. Clair Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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St. Clair Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Township
Grimms Bridge (1884) crosses the Little Beaver Creek east of Calcutta
Grimms Bridge (1884) crosses the Little Beaver Creek east of Calcutta
Location of St. Clair Township in Columbiana County
Location of St. Clair Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°40′31″N 80°34′57″W / 40.67528°N 80.58250°W / 40.67528; -80.58250Coordinates: 40°40′31″N 80°34′57″W / 40.67528°N 80.58250°W / 40.67528; -80.58250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Area
 • Total 29.6 sq mi (76.7 km2)
 • Land 29.5 sq mi (76.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,957
 • Density 270/sq mi (104.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-69512[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085901[1]

St. Clair Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 7,957.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships and borough:

Two CDPs and one unincorporated community are located in St. Clair Township:

  • The census-designated place of Calcutta, in the center
  • The census-designated place of Glenmoor, in the southwest
  • The unincorporated community of Fredericktown, in the northeast

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, the only other St. Clair Township is located in Butler County.

The township was among the first organized in the county in 1803.[4]

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,[5] 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): St. Clair township, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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