Hambden Township, Geauga County, Ohio facts for kids
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Hambden Township, Geauga County, Ohio
"The Community That Comes Together"
Location of Hambden Township in Geauga County
|• Total||22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)|
|• Land||22.3 sq mi (57.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|Elevation||1,302 ft (397 m)|
|• Density||209/sq mi (80.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086153|
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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