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Brighton Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Lorain
FIPS code  39-08770
Elevation  272 m
Population  942 (2000)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086502
Area  41.9 km²
Local time  Friday 8:41 AM
Brighton Township, Lorain County, Ohio
Weather  -3°C, Wind W at 24 km/h, 70% Humidity

Brighton Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 942 people in the township.

Contents

Map of Brighton Township, OH, USA

Geography

Located in southwestern Lorain County, it borders the following townships:

  • Camden Township - north
  • Pittsfield Township - northeast corner
  • Wellington Township - east
  • Huntington Township - southeast corner
  • Rochester Township - south
  • New London Township, Huron County - southwest corner
  • Clarksfield Township, Huron County - west
  • No municipalities are located in Brighton Township.

    Name and history

    It is the only Brighton Township statewide.

    Government

    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.

    References

    Brighton Township, Lorain County, Ohio Wikipedia


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