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Osnaburg Township, Stark County, Ohio
Township
Clubhouse at the Clearview Golf Club
Clubhouse at the Clearview Golf Club
Location of Osnaburg Township in Stark County
Location of Osnaburg Township in Stark County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Stark
Area
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,184 ft (361 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,886
 • Density 158.8/sq mi (61.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44730
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-58926
GNIS feature ID 1086984

Osnaburg Township is one of the seventeen townships of Stark County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 5,886 people in the township, 4,257 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography

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

  • Nimishillen Township - north
  • Paris Township - east
  • Brown Township, Carroll County - southeast
  • Sandy Township - south
  • Pike Township - southwest corner
  • Canton Township - west
  • Plain Township - northwest corner

The village of East Canton is located in northwestern Osnaburg Township.

Name and history

It is the only Osnaburg Township statewide.

In 1833, Osnaburg Township contained one gristmill, seven saw mills, two tanneries, four stores, and one German and English book office.


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