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Atwater Township
Civil township
Historic Atwater Congregational Church
Historic Atwater Congregational Church
Location within Portage County
Location within Portage County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Portage
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,762
 • Density 106.7/sq mi (41.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44201
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-02862
GNIS feature ID 1086821

Atwater Township is one of the eighteen townships of Portage County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,762 people in the township.

Geography

Located in the southern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Atwater Township, although the census-designated place of Atwater is located in the center of the township.

Name and history

Atwater Township is named for Capt. Caleb Atwater, a landowner in the Connecticut Western Reserve. It is the only Atwater Township statewide.

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