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Carlisle Township is one of the eighteen townships of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,339 people in the unincorporated parts of the township.
Carlisle Township, Lorain County, Ohio Wikipedia
Located in central Lorain County, it borders the following townships and cities:Elyria Township - north, west of Elyria city
Elyria - north, east of Elyria Township
North Ridgeville - northeast corner
Eaton Township - east
Grafton Township - southeast corner
LaGrange Township - south
Pittsfield Township - southwest corner
New Russia Township - west
Amherst Township - northwest corner
Parts of two municipalities extend into Carlisle Township: the city of Elyria in the north, and the village of Grafton in the southeast. As well, the unincorporated community of Brentwood Lake lies in far eastern Carlisle Township.
It is the only Carlisle Township statewide.
Carlisle Township was established in 1822.
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.