Deerfield Township, Portage County, Ohio facts for kids
|Deerfield Township, Portage County, Ohio|
The John Diver House at Deerfield Center
Location of Deerfield Township in Portage County
|• 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)|
|• Density||141.2/sq mi (54.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086825|
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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