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Braceville Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Township
The John Wesley Mason Gothic Cottage, a historic site in the township
The John Wesley Mason Gothic Cottage, a historic site in the township
Location of Braceville Township in Trumbull County
Location of Braceville Township in Trumbull County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Area
 • Total 23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Land 23.2 sq mi (60.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,887
 • Density 124.5/sq mi (48.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44444
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-08056
GNIS feature ID 1087024

Braceville Township is one of the twenty-four townships of Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,887 people in the township.

Geography

Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships and village:

  • Southington Township - north
  • Champion Township - northeast corner
  • Warren Township - east
  • Lordstown - southeast corner
  • Newton Township - south
  • Paris Township, Portage County - southwest corner
  • Windham Township, Portage County - west
  • Nelson Township, Portage County - northwest corner

A small part of the city of Newton Falls is located in southern Braceville Township, and the unincorporated community of Center of the World lies in the township's east. In 1990, the Turnpike Interchange Census-designated place [CDP] was located in Braceville Township; however, this ceased to be a CDP after the 1990 Census.

Braceville Township covers an area of 25 sq mi (65 km2). The Ravenna Training and Logistics Site covers the southwest corner of the township.

Name and history

Braceville Township was established in the 1810s, and named after Jonathan Brace, a land agent. It is the only Braceville Township statewide.

Braceville Township was formed from the Connecticut Western Reserve.


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