Place:Bath (township), Summit, Ohio, United States


NameBath (township)
Alt namesBath Township
Bathsource: WeRelate abbreviation
Located inSummit, Ohio, United States
Contained Places
Morris Chapel Cemetery
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Bath Township is one of the nine townships of Summit County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 9,635 people in the township, a suburb of Akron.



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The township was originally known as Wheatfield when it was surveyed in 1808. The name was later changed to Hammondsburgh after Jason Hammond, who settled there in 1810. The name was changed to Bath when it fully separated from Richfield Township in 1818.

In 1998, Bath Township formed a Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) with Akron and Fairlawn. The JEDD area has approximately 300 acres (1.2 km²) and is in the business district at the southern end of the township.


Bath Township's land has been in the following counties:

Year County
1796 Wayne
1800 Trumbull
1808 Portage
1811 No county
1812 Medina
1840 Summit


Statewide, other Bath Townships are located in Allen and Greene counties.

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