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West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Country  United States
County  Columbiana
FIPS code  39-82852
Elevation  339 m
Population  3,307 (2010)
State  Ohio
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1085907
Local time  Friday 11:50 PM
West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Weather  6°C, Wind NW at 23 km/h, 93% Humidity
Area  90.91 km² (90.39 km² Land / 52 ha Water)

West Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 3,307 people living in the township, 3,305 of whom were in the unincorporated portions of the township.

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Map of West Township, OH, USA

Geography

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

  • Knox Township - north
  • Butler Township - northeast corner
  • Hanover Township - east
  • East Township, Carroll County - southeast
  • Augusta Township, Carroll County - south
  • Brown Township, Carroll County - southwest corner
  • Paris Township, Stark County - west
  • Washington Township, Stark County - northwest corner
  • One village and one unincorporated community are located in West Township:

  • The village of Minerva, in the southwest
  • The unincorporated community of East Rochester, in the south
  • Name and history

    It is the only West Township statewide.

    The township was organized in 1814.

    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

    West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio Wikipedia


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