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Hambden Township, Geauga County, Ohio
"The Community That Comes Together"
Location of Hambden Township in Geauga County
Location of Hambden Township in Geauga County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Geauga
 • Total 22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Land 22.3 sq mi (57.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
1,302 ft (397 m)
 • Total 4,661
 • Density 209/sq mi (80.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-32914
GNIS feature ID 1086153

Hambden Township is one of the sixteen townships of Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 4,661, up from 4,024 at the 2000 census.


Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • LeRoy Township, Lake County - north
  • Thompson Township - northeast corner
  • Montville Township - east
  • Huntsburg Township - southeast corner
  • Claridon Township - south
  • Munson Township - southwest corner
  • Chardon Township - west
  • Concord Township, Lake County - northwest

A small part of the city of Chardon, the county seat of Geauga County, borders southwestern Hambden Township. The unincorporated settlement of Hambden is located in the center, at the intersection of U.S. Route 6 and State Route 608.

Name and history

Founded in 1801 by Dr. Solomon Bond, for whom it was originally named, it is the only Hambden Township statewide.

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