Township Map

Portage County Townships

AURORA MANTUA
HIRAM
NELSON
STREETSBORO
SHALERSVILLE
FREEDOM
WINDHAM
FRANKLIN
RAVENNA
CHARLESTOWN
PARIS
BRIMFIELD
ROOTSTOWN
EDINBURG
PALMYRA
SUFFIELD
RANDOLPH
ATWATER
DEERFIELD

Highlights of historical note about each township:
ATWATER--Peterson Coal Mine; pottery
AURORA--cheese factories
BRIMFIELD-Rattle Snake dinner
CHARLESTOWN -- K.S.U.President Bowman
DEERFIELD--coal mines; bottled mineral water; Grant tannery
EDINBURG--
FRANKLIN--John Brown; glass factory
GARRETTSVILLE--first brick pavement; maple sugar shipping
FREEDOM--
HIRAM--James A. Garfield and wife
MANTUA--glass factory; Stage Coach Inn
NELSON--Ledges; snake dens
PALMYRA--Stage Inn
PARIS-(Wayland) basket factory
RANDOLPH--
RAVENNA--Glass making
ROOTSTOWN-(Campbellsport) canal
SHALERSVILLE--Feeder dam for canal
STREETSBORO--early Indian trail Rt. 303; cheese making
SUFFIELD--Baldwin apple
WINDHAM--first library