Talk:New Russia Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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How is it possible that: (a) New Russia Township encompasses "the majority of the city of Oberlin"; (b) NRT has a population of 2,357; and (c) Oberlin has a population of 8,195? These three statements can't all be true: NRT should have a population of several thousand more.

And if 1,918 of those people live in "unincorporated portions of the township", where do the other 439 live? In towns such as Oberlin, obviously.

Either this article is inaccurate, or the population figures could be conveyed in a clearer manner. --tgeller (talk) 09:08, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Look at the map in the infobox, which should clear things up. There you can see that most of Oberlin lies in the square that is New Russia Township, but (okay, this is something you can't see simply from the map) the little º next to the city's name indicates that its population is counted separately from the township. I think this should clear up your first set of questions. As for your other question: the map shows that part of South Amherst lies in the township (which is stated in this article's Geography section); it's there that the other 439 live. Nyttend (talk) 14:20, 14 November 2008 (UTC)