Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio


Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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image_caption = View of Cuyahoga Valley National Park in northern Boston Township


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map_caption = Location of Boston Township in Summit County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
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subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Summit

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area_total_km2 = 51.0
area_land_km2 = 50.8
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 19.7
area_land_sq_mi = 19.6
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1664
population_density_km2 = 32.7
population_density_sq_mi = 84.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 292
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latd = 41 |latm = 14 |lats = 4 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 33 |longs = 39 |longEW = W

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Boston Township is one of the nine townships of Summit County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,664 people in the township, 1,062 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39153 Summit County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]

Geography

Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships and municipalities:
*Sagamore Hills Township - north
*Northfield Center Township - northeast
*Boston Heights - northeast, south of Northfield Center Township
*Hudson - east
*Stow - southeast corner
*Cuyahoga Falls - south
*Bath Township - southwest
*Richfield Township - west
*Brecksville - northwest

Two villages are located in Boston Township: most of Boston Heights, in the northeast, and Peninsula, in the center. Peninsula is still part of the township but Boston Heights is separateref|sctax. Cuyahoga Falls annexed an area along State Road and Northfield Center has the Brandywine area due to annexation when Northfield Center was part of Northfield Village ref|shills.

It occupies most of survey Town 4, Range 11 in the Connecticut Western Reserve.

Name

Named by James Stanfordref|atlas, it is the only Boston Township statewide.

History

Boston Township's land has been in the following countiesref|countyform:

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.

Public services

Boston Township is served by Interstate 271, which has an exit onto State Route 303 at the border with Richfield Township, and by State Route 303, which goes east-west through the middle of the township. The Ohio Turnpike (Interstate 80) passes through the township without any exitsref|scatlas.

Schooling for most of the township is provided by [http://www.woodridge.k12.oh.us Woodridge Local School District] ; an eastern area is included in the Hudson City School District.

References

Further reading

* Author unknown, (1999-2005). [http://www.negenealogy.com/oh/oh_maps/oh_cf.htm County Formation Maps] . Retrieved May 2, 2005.
* * cite book | author=Commercial Survey Company| title=Official Street Atlas of Akron Summit and Portage Counties | publisher=Commercial Survey Company, Cleveland, Ohio | year=2004 | id=ISBN 1-879116-56-1
* drelocation.com (2000). [http://www.drelocation.com/ohio/summitco/sagamorehills.htm Welcome to Sagamore Hills, Ohio] . Retrieved May 5, 2005.
* Extension Data Center, Dept of HCRD, The Ohio State University [http://www.osuedc.org/SF3/index.php?fips=39153&group=1&area=1201 Ohio County Profiles] . Retrieved May 4, 2005.
*cite book | author=Grant, C.R. et al.| title=Illustrated Summit County Ohio | publisher=Akron Map & Atlas, Co. | year=1891 | id=LoC 91-077450
* County of Summit (2005). [http://www.co.summit.oh.us/fiscaloffice/pdfs/full&effectivesummary2004.pdf TAX YEAR 2004/COLLECTION YEAR 2005 FULL TAX RATE SUMMARY SHEET] . Retrieved June 18, 2005.

External links

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


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