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Deerfield Township, Portage County, Ohio
Township
The John Diver House at Deerfield Center
The John Diver House at Deerfield Center
Location of Deerfield Township in Portage County
Location of Deerfield Township in Portage County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Portage
Area
 • Total 26.5 sq mi (68.5 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,211
 • Density 141.2/sq mi (54.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44411
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-21210
GNIS feature ID 1086825

Deerfield Township is one of the eighteen townships of Portage County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,211 people in the township.

Geography

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • Palmyra Township - north
  • Milton Township, Mahoning County - northeast corner
  • Berlin Township, Mahoning County - east
  • Smith Township, Mahoning County - south
  • Lexington Township, Stark County - southwest
  • Atwater Township - west
  • Edinburg Township - northwest corner

No municipalities are located in Deerfield Township.

Formed from the Connecticut Western Reserve, Deerfield Township covers an area of 25 sq mi (65 km2).

Name and history

Deerfield Township was organized in 1806. Deerfield Township takes its name from Deerfield, Massachusetts, the native home of a first settler.

Statewide, other Deerfield Townships are located in Morgan, Ross, and Warren counties.

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