Deerfield Township
Organized in 1806
Portage County, Ohio
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Welcome to Deerfield Township!

Deerfield Township is one of the eighteen townships in Portage County, Ohio. The 2020 census found 2,822 people in the township (census reporter.org).

The township is governed by three-member board 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.   

Deerfield News

Red Ribbon Week

PROCLAMATION Whereas, communities across America have been plagued by the numerous problems associated with illicit drug use and those that traffic in them; and Whereas, there is hope in winning the war on drugs, and that hope lies in education and drug demand reduction, coupled with the hard work and determination of

Deerfield Fire Department Seeks New Fire Chief

Fire Chief, Deerfield Fire Department                                                                            Deerfield Township, Portage County, is actively seeking a Fire Chief. All resumes must be received by Friday, March 3rd 5pm.  Resumes can be received by mail to: Deerfield Township C/O Board of Trustees 1450 State Route 14 Deerfield, Ohio 44411 The Fire Chief position is responsible

Emergency Trustee Meeting

There will be a meeting of Trustees Sunday, January 15th at 5:30 pm to discuss an urgent issue regarding the Fire Department and equipment. This meeting will take place at the Deerfield Town Hall and the public is welcome to attend.

Fuel Station

Fuel Station Update A message from the attorney of the enterprise building the fuel station for our community. “Rakesh’s counsel Attorney Tribby has asked that I share this site plan with you, and to extend an apology for how slowly things have been moving on the fuel station; much of

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