Rittman Township, Wayne County, Ohio

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Historical Information[edit | edit source]

As of December 31, 2011 the township of Rittman was formed from the corporation limits of the town. It was done in an effort to potentially raise revenue.[1]

Historical Documents[edit | edit source]

Rittman Townships Historical Landmarks[edit | edit source]

  1. Akey, James, Farm- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849, 1800-1824), Also known as Stark Wilderness Center Pioneer Farm, Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
  2. Ault--Weygandt Farm- County Historical Landmark (1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849), Also known as Weygandt Farm, located 15090 Back Massillon Rd. , Orrville., Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
  3. Barnet-Hoover Log House- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849, 1800-1824), located NW of Orrville , Orrville., Historic Function: Domestic
  4. Beall, Gen. Reasin, House- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849, 1800-1824), Also known as Wayne County Historical Society Museum, located 46 E. Bowman St. , Wooster., Historic Function: Domestic
  5. College of Wooster- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924), located OH 3 , Wooster., Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Other, Historic Function: Education
  6. Deerlick Farm - County Historical Landmark (1875-1899, 1850-1874), Also known as Britton, James, Farm, located 7482 Britton Rd. , West Salem., Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne, Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
  7. Gasche, Charles, House- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849), Also known as Ames House;Howey House, located 340 Bever St. , Wooster., Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Italianate, Historic Function: Domestic
  8. Gertenslager Carriage and Wagon Company- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), Also known as Reed Warehouse, located 572 E. Liberty , Wooster., Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Rittman Ohio Topographical Map[edit | edit source]

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City of Rittman Map[edit | edit source]

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Rittman Township Map[edit | edit source]

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Rittman Township Full Ohio Map[edit | edit source]

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Indices to Maps[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

  • Hillside Baptist Church [6]
  • Rittman Community Church [7]
  • Calvary Baptist Church [8]

Methodist[edit | edit source]

  • Rittman United Methodist Church [9]

Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

  • Milton Presbyterian Church [10]

Photos[edit | edit source]

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Schools[edit | edit source]

Active Schools[edit | edit source]

  • Rittman Exempted Village Local Schools [13]

Historical One Room Schools[edit | edit source]

  • Marshallville School (1850-1892) [14]
  • Madisonburg School (1888-Unknown) [15]

Photos[edit | edit source]

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Residents[edit | edit source]

Early Settlers[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Photos of Residences[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Rittman Cemetery [22]
  • Rittman Pioneer Cemetery [23]

Newspaper Articles[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Fell-Text Articles[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Ads[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Citations With No Attached Images[edit | edit source]

  • "Rittman on its way to forming new township" Daily Record 15 June 2011
  • "Rittman adopts resolution to create city's own township" Daily Record 10 Aug 2011
  • "Paperwork filed to detach Rittman from townships" Daily Record 20 September 2011
  • "Impact unclear Milton Township finances, trustee elections are detachment concerns" Daily Record 19 October 2011
  • "Rittman Township newest addition to Wayne" Daily Record 24 October 2011
  • "Change in tax rates delated Taxes for new Rittman Township payable in 2013" Daily Record 9 January 2012
  • "Rittman now a township, but tax unresolved" Daily Record 23 February 2012
  • "Marshallville may detach from townships" Daily Record 2 April 2012

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Daily Record. Rittman Township newest addition to Wayne. October 24, 2011.
  2. "Rittman, OH Topographic Map." TopoQuest. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://www.topoquest.com/map-detail.php?usgs_cell_id=38021.
  3. City of Rittman, OH. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://www.topoquest.com/place-detail.php?id=2396382.
  4. "Rittman, Ohio." Wikipedia. August 01, 2018. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rittman,_Ohio.
  5. "Rittman, Ohio." Wikipedia. August 01, 2018. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rittman,_Ohio.
  6. “Home.” Hillside Baptist Church, www.hillsidebaptistrittman.org/.
  7. Rittman Community Free Will Baptist Church, www.rittmancommfwb.org/site/cs/Index.asp.
  8. “Calvary Baptist Church.” Calvary Baptist Church, www.cbcrittman.com/.
  9. Welcome To Rittman United Methodist Church, rittmanumc.org/.
  10. “Milton Presbyterian Church in Rittman, Ohio.” Milton Presbyterian Church in Rittman, Ohio, miltonpreschurch.org/.
  11. "Welcome To Rittman United Methodist Church". rittmanumc.org. 2019. 
  12. "Calvary Baptist Church". www.cbcrittman.com. 2019. 
  13. “District.” District Profile | Rittman Exempted Village Schools, www.rittman.k12.oh.us/.
  14. Old Ohio Schools - Wayne County. Accessed April 17, 2019. http://www.oldohioschools.com/wayne_county.htm.
  15. Old Ohio Schools - Wayne County. Accessed April 17, 2019. http://www.oldohioschools.com/wayne_county.htm.
  16. "Rittman Exempted Village School District". www.rittman.k12.oh.us. 2019. 
  17. "Our History." City of Rittman. May 26, 2017. Accessed April 16, 2019. http://rittman.com/our-history/.
  18. "Our History." City of Rittman. May 26, 2017. Accessed April 16, 2019. http://rittman.com/our-history/.
  19. "Our History." City of Rittman. May 26, 2017. Accessed April 16, 2019. http://rittman.com/our-history/.
  20. "Our History." City of Rittman. May 26, 2017. Accessed April 16, 2019. http://rittman.com/our-history/.
  21. "Our History." City of Rittman. May 26, 2017. Accessed April 16, 2019. http://rittman.com/our-history/.
  22. “Cemetery.” City of Rittman, 26 Sept. 2018, rittman.com/cemetery/.
  23. “Cemetery.” City of Rittman, 26 Sept. 2018, rittman.com/cemetery/.

External Links[edit | edit source]