Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio

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Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Location of Chardon Township in Geauga County
Location of Chardon Township in Geauga County
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
 • Total 22.9 sq mi (59.2 km2)
 • Land 22.8 sq mi (59.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,763
 • Density 208.5/sq mi (80.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44024
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-13561[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086150[1]

Chardon Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,763 people in the township.[3]


Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships and municipalities:

Most of the city of Chardon, the county seat of Geauga County, is located in southeastern Chardon Township.

Name and history

It is the only Chardon Township statewide.[4]


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 fiscal officer,[5] 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 fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

Notable residents


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  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Geauga County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  6. Warsinskey, Tim (1992-12-16). "Ohio State Not Among Jurevicius' Final Five". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2009-02-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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