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Carlisle Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Lorain
FIPS code  39-12140
Elevation  231 m
Local time  Friday 6:24 AM
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1086505
Population  7,339 (2000)
Carlisle Township, Lorain County, Ohio
Weather  -4°C, Wind W at 19 km/h, 68% Humidity
Area  63.71 km² (63.2 km² Land / 52 ha Water)

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.


Map of Carlisle Township, OH, USA


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.

    Name and history

    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.


    Carlisle Township, Lorain County, Ohio Wikipedia

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