is one of the twenty-four townships
of Trumbull County
, United States
. The 2000 census
found 3,817 people in the township.
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
No municipalities are located in Southington Township, although the unincorporated community of Southington lies at the center of the township.
Name and history
It is the only Southington Township statewide.
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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.
Students in Southington attend Southington Local Schools. It is comprised of Southington Elementary School, Southington Middle School, and Chalker High School
. The elementary, middle, and high schools are all on the same campus.
Important highways in Southington Township include U.S. Route 422 and State Routes 534 and 305.