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Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Country  United States
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
FIPS code  39-69848
Elevation  305 m
Local time  Wednesday 7:31 AM
County  Columbiana
Area code(s)  330, 234
GNIS feature ID  1085902
Zip code  44460
Population  5,484 (2010)
Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Weather  5°C, Wind N at 11 km/h, 87% Humidity
Area  80.81 km² (80.81 km² Land / 21 ha Water)
University  Kent State University at Salem

Salem Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 5,484 people living in the township, 3,170 of whom were in the unincorporated portions of the township.


Map of Salem Township, OH, USA


Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • Green Township, Mahoning County - north
  • Beaver Township, Mahoning County - northeast corner
  • Fairfield Township - east
  • Elkrun Township - southeast corner
  • Center Township - south
  • Hanover Township - southwest corner
  • Butler Township - west
  • Perry Township - northwest
  • One city and two villages are located in Salem Township:

  • The eastern tip of the city of Salem, in the northwest
  • The village of Leetonia, in the northeast
  • The village of Washingtonville, in the north
  • Name and history

    It is one of fourteen Salem Townships statewide.

    The township was among the first organized in the county in 1803.


    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.


    Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio Wikipedia

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