Hartsgrove Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

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Hartsgrove Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°36′21″N 80°57′12″W / 41.60583°N 80.95333°W / 41.60583; -80.95333Coordinates: 41°36′21″N 80°57′12″W / 41.60583°N 80.95333°W / 41.60583; -80.95333
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyAshtabula
Area
 • Total24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Land24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,597
 • Density64/sq mi (24.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code44085
Area code(s)440
FIPS code39-34300[2]
GNIS feature ID1085728[1]
 
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Hartsgrove Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County
Coordinates: 41°36′21″N 80°57′12″W / 41.60583°N 80.95333°W / 41.60583; -80.95333Coordinates: 41°36′21″N 80°57′12″W / 41.60583°N 80.95333°W / 41.60583; -80.95333
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyAshtabula
Area
 • Total24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Land24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1]1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,597
 • Density64/sq mi (24.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code44085
Area code(s)440
FIPS code39-34300[2]
GNIS feature ID1085728[1]

Hartsgrove Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1,597 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located on the southwestern edge of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Hartsgrove Township.

Name and history[edit]

Hartsgrove Township was originally called Gladding Township because of the owner of the land was Charles B. Gladding. When he died the land went to his wife and she donated 50% of land and it was than known as Hartsgrove-Gladding township. When she became older and went to a retirement home, she donated the other 50% and its name was changed to Hartsgrove Township.

Government[edit]

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,[4] 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. Currently, the members of the board are Bruce Gottron, Paul Hall, and Robert Williams.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hartsgrove township, Ashtabula County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  5. ^ Ashtabula County, Ohio Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.

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