Richfield Township, Summit County, Ohio


Richfield Township, Summit County, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Richfield Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Summit

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area_total_km2 = 66.2
area_land_km2 = 66.1
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 25.6
area_land_sq_mi = 25.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 5424
population_density_km2 = 82.0
population_density_sq_mi = 212.5

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 351
elevation_ft = 1152
latd = 41 |latm = 14 |lats = 1 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 37 |longs = 56 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44286
area_code = 330
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-66544GR|2
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Richfield Township is one of the nine townships of Summit County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,424 people in the township, 2,138 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 northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and cities:
*Brecksville - north
*Boston Township - east
*Bath Township - south
*Granger Township, Medina County - southwest corner
*Hinckley Township, Medina County - west
*Broadview Heights - northwest

The village of Richfield is located in central Richfield Township.

Name

Statewide, other Richfield Townships are located in Henry and Lucas Counties. It was given the name Richfield due to the large amount of "Oxbalm" or "rich feed" available to feed cattle ref|atlas1891.

History

It was formed in survey Town 4, Range 12 in the Connecticut Western Reserve.

From 1974 to 1994, Richfield was the home to the Cleveland Area Coliseum. The Coliseum was home to the Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), Cleveland Barons (NHL), Cleveland Crusaders (WHA) and Cleveland Force (MISL). The Coliseum was demolished in 1999.fact|date=June 2007

Counties

Richfield Township's land has been in the following counties:ref|formation

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.

References

* Author unknown, (1999-2005). [http://www.negenealogy.com/oh/oh_maps/oh_cf.htm County Formation Maps] . Retrieved May 2, 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 7, 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

External links

* [http://www.richfield-twp.org Township website]
* [http://www.co.summit.oh.us County website]


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