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Encyclopedia > Springfield Township, Summit County, Ohio
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Location within Summit County, Ohio

Springfield Township is one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio, United States. It lies in the southeastern portion of the county on the eastern edge, bordering Portage and Stark counties. The population as of 2000 was 15,168, up from 14,787 in 1990 (Ohio State University, 2003). It was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It is about 14.7 square miles in size (Springfield Township, 2003-2004). Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (680x1316, 31 KB) Springfield Township, Summit County, Ohio Map showing location of community within Summit County, Ohio, United States. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (680x1316, 31 KB) Springfield Township, Summit County, Ohio Map showing location of community within Summit County, Ohio, United States. ... Summit County is a highly urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Summit County is a highly urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... This article is about the year. ... The Connecticut Western Reserve was land claimed by Connecticut in the Northwest Territory in what is now northeastern Ohio. ...


Springfield is surrounded by Lake Township in Stark County and Green to the south, Coventry Township to the west, Akron to the northwest, Tallmadge and Mogadore to the northeast and Suffield Township in Portage County to the east. The village of Lakemore, Ohio lies completely within the township. (Commercial Survey Company, 2004). Lake Township is an urban township located in Stark County, Ohio. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Green is a suburban city located in Summit County, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Summit Mayor Don Plusquellic (D) Area    - City 161. ... Tallmadge is a city located in Summit and Portage counties in Ohio, a suburb of Akron. ... Mogadore is a village in Portage and Summit counties in the of Ohio, United States. ... Suffield Township is one of eighteen civil townships in Portage County, Ohio. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lakemore is a village located in Summit County, Ohio. ...

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Schools

Most of the township is in the Springfield Local School District, with part of it being in the Green Local School District. All of the township is also in the Portage Lakes Joint Vocational School District. (Summit County Fiscal Officer, 2005)


Marching Band

The Springfield Spartan Marching Band is directed by Mr. Ernie Cole with assistant directors Miss Carrie Reynolds and Miss Ashley Cooper. In the first half of the 2006 football season, the band played music from West Side Story. The second half they performed Disney favorites. West Side Story is a musical written by Arthur Laurents (book), Leonard Bernstein (music), and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics), and was originally produced, choreographed, and directed by Jerome Robbins. ... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ...


Government

The township government consists of three trustees, who share the executive and legislative powers, and a township clerk. The township does not have a judicial system; major cases are dealt with through the Summit County court system and minor ones through the Akron Municipal Court.


Famous people

Springfield is the home of Art Arfons. Art Arfons (born February 3, 1926 in Akron) was three time the world land speed record holder. ...


References

  • Commercial Survey Company (2004). Official Street Atlas of Akron Summit and Portage Counties. Cleveland: Commercial survey Company. ISBN 1-879116-56-1.
  • The Ohio State University Department of Human and Community Resource Development (2003). Summit County. Retrieved April 29, 2005.
  • Springfield Township, Summit County, Ohio (2003-2004). Springfield Township about us. Retrieved April 29, 2005.
  • Summit County Fiscal Officer, John Donofrio (2005). TAX YEAR 2004/COLLECTION YEAR 2005 FULL TAX RATE SUMMARY SHEET. Retrieved April 29, 2005.

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Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Summit County is a highly urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Bath is one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ... Boston is one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ... Copley Township, Ohio, is a location in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... Green is a suburban city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. ... Location of Hudson Township, Ohio Hudson Township was one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ... Northampton was one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ... Portage Township is a defunct township in Summit County, Ohio. ... Richfield is one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ... Stow is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. ... Twinsburg Township is one of the 16 original townships in Summit County, Ohio. ...

Municipalities and Communities of Summit County, Ohio
(County Seat: Akron)
Cities Akron | Barberton | Cuyahoga Falls | Fairlawn | Green | Hudson | Macedonia | Munroe Falls | New Franklin | Northfield | Norton | Stow | Tallmadge | Twinsburg
Villages Boston Heights | Clinton | Lakemore | Mogadore | Peninsula | Reminderville | Richfield | Silver Lake
Townships Bath | Boston | Copley | Coventry | Northfield Center | Richfield | Sagamore Hills | Springfield | Twinsburg
Communities and CDPs Montrose-Ghent | Pigeon Creek | Portage Lakes

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Springfield Township About Us (448 words)
Springfield Township is situated between the little Cuyahoga River and the Tuscarawas River in Summit County, Ohio.
Springfield Lake, located in the center of the township, is one of the few natural lakes found in Ohio.
The limited area of the township with centralized sewer and water are served by the County of Summit Environmental Services Department.
Townships Effingham County (6409 words)
Township organization was approved by the voters of Effingham County in 1860 and went into effect in 1861.
Prior to township organization the divisions of the county were known as precincts and their numbers and range designated the congressional townships.
West Township was crossed on the northeast corner by the old Springfield and Ohio Railroad later the Baltimore and Ohio Southern.
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