Medina Township, Medina County, Ohio


Medina Township, Medina County, Ohio
Medina Township, Medina County, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Medina County.
Coordinates: 41°9′56″N 81°49′20″W / 41.16556°N 81.82222°W / 41.16556; -81.82222Coordinates: 41°9′56″N 81°49′20″W / 41.16556°N 81.82222°W / 41.16556; -81.82222
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Area
 – Total 18.1 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 – Land 18.0 sq mi (46.6 km2)
 – Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 7,783
 – Density 432.6/sq mi (167.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44215, 44256, 44258
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-48804[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086601[1]

Medina Township is one of the seventeen townships of Medina County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 7,783 people in the township.[3]

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Geography

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

Part of the city of Medina, the county seat of Medina County, is located in southwestern Medina Township.

Name and history

It is the only Medina Township statewide.[4]

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.

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