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Atwater Township
Historic Atwater Congregational Church
Location within Portage County
Location within Portage County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Portage
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
1,135 ft (346 m)
 • Total 2,564
 • Density 98.9/sq mi (38.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
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. As of the 2000 census there were 2,762 people living in the township.


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.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Municipio de Atwater para niños

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