Urban township redirects here. For other uses, see Urban. Urban township redirects here. ... The term urban means cities and towns as distinct from rural areas. ...
An urban township is a designation of a unit of local government in Ohio as prescribed by chapter 504 of the Ohio Revised Code. Chapter 504 outlines the procedures for an Ohio civil township to adopt limited home rule government. At least 5,000 people are required to reside in unincorporated areas of a township for that township to adopt limited home rule government. If 15,000 or more people live in unincorporated areas of a township, that township may qualify as an urban township under O.R.C. § 504.01(B) or (D). Local governments are administrative offices of an area smaller than a state. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th) - Land 106,154 km² - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ...
See also: List of urban townships in Ohio
Categories: United States government stubs | Townships in Ohio | Ohio | Ohio history
It is one of twenty-four (24) civil townships in Trumbull County, and one of two urbantownships (the other being Liberty Township).
Howland Township is formed from Town 4, Range 3 of the Connecticut Western Reserve, and is named for the Howland family, who were the original settlers of the township, and pilgrims aboard the Mayflower 165 years earlier.
In the township the population was spread out with 22.43% under the age of 18, 6.27% from 18 to 24, 25.98% from 25 to 44, 28.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.52% who were 65 years of age or older.
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