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Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio

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Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio

Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio
Location of Westfield Township in Medina County
Location of Westfield Township in Medina County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
 • Total 25.5 sq mi (66.1 km2)
 • Land 25.4 sq mi (65.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,172
 • Density 164.2/sq mi (63.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-83426[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086606[1]

Westfield Township is one of the seventeen townships of Medina County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,172 people in the township, 2,545 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


  • Geography 1
  • Name and history 2
  • Government 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The western end of the eastern half of Interstate 76 begins at an interchange in Westfield Township.

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

Three villages are located in Westfield Township:

Name and history

Statewide, the only other Westfield Township is located in Morrow County.


The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[4] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ Medina County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

External links

  • Township website
  • County website
  • Township History
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