Wayne Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Wayne Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Congregational church at Wayne Center
Congregational church at Wayne Center
Location of Wayne Township in Ashtabula County
Location of Wayne Township in Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°31′22″N 80°39′25″W / 41.52278°N 80.65694°W / 41.52278; -80.65694Coordinates: 41°31′22″N 80°39′25″W / 41.52278°N 80.65694°W / 41.52278; -80.65694
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyAshtabula
Area
 • Total24.1 sq mi (62.4 km2)
 • Land23.9 sq mi (62.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total630
 • Density26/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44093
Area code(s)440
FIPS code39-82040[2]
GNIS feature ID1085745[1]

Wayne Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 630 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southwestern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Wayne Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty Wayne Townships statewide.[4] Wayne Township was named for Anthony Wayne.[5]

The first white settler in Wayne Township was former Connecticut resident Joshua Forbes, who arrived 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. The board is currently composed of chairman Robert Magyar and members John Bilek and Dave Sprague.[6]

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): Wayne township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 9, 2013.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). "The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary". Scott and Wright. p. 483. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. ^ a b Ashtabula County, Ohio Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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