Rome Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio


Rome Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Rome Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Ashtabula County.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Ashtabula

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area_total_km2 = 62.4
area_land_km2 = 60.9
area_water_km2 = 1.4
area_total_sq_mi = 24.1
area_land_sq_mi = 23.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.6

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1568
population_density_km2 = 25.7
population_density_sq_mi = 66.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 262
elevation_ft = 860
latd = 41 |latm = 36 |lats = 46 |latNS = N
longd = 80 |longm = 50 |longs = 9 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44085
area_code = 440
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Rome Township is one of the twenty-seven townships of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,568 people in the township, 919 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39007 Ashtabula County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Morgan Township - north
*Lenox Township - northeast corner
*New Lyme Township - east
*Colebrook Township - southeast corner
*Orwell Township - south
*Windsor Township - southwest corner
*Hartsgrove Township - west
*Trumbull Township - northwest corner

Part of the village of Roaming Shores is located in northeastern Rome Township.

Name and history

Statewide, other Rome Townships are located in Athens and Lawrence Counties.

The first houses in Rome Township were built by settlers Elijah Crosby and Abner Hall in 1805, but the first permanent settler in the township was former Connecticut resident William Crowell, who arrived in the following year. [ [http://www2.ashtabula.com/detail.asp?id=2402 Ashtabula County, Ohio] Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.]

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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees. Currently, the board is composed of chairman Gary Hunter and members Tom Gage and John Horning. [ [http://www2.ashtabula.com/detail.asp?id=2402 Ashtabula County, Ohio] Ashtabula County, 2007. Accessed 2007-05-28.]

References

External links

* [http://www.co.ashtabula.oh.us County website]


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