|Copley Township, Summit County, Ohio|
|— Township —|
|• Total||20.8 sq mi (53.8 km2)|
|• Land||20.4 sq mi (52.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|Elevation||1,004 ft (306 m)|
|• Density||668.0/sq mi (257.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
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Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships and cities:
Several populated places are located in Copley Township:
Parts of the original Copley Township are now in Akron or Fairlawn.
It is the only Copley Township statewide.
Copley was originally called Greenfield, after Garner Green, who owned a large portion of the township. Later on he changed the name to Copley, the maiden name of his wife.
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, 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.
The school system in the township is shared with Fairlawn and has a set of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school, having two state championships in sports: men's soccer (1994) and men's golf (2003).
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