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Chester Township, Geauga County, Ohio
Township
Former Chester Township District School No. 2
Former Chester Township District School No. 2
Location of Chester Township in Geauga County
Location of Chester Township in Geauga County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Land 23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,256
 • Density 438/sq mi (169.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-13988
GNIS feature ID 1086151

Chester Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 10,256.

Geography

Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and municipalities:

No municipalities are located in Chester Township, although the census-designated place of Chesterland is located in the township's center.

Name and history

Chester Township was established in 1816.

It is one of five Chester Townships statewide.

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