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Hiram Township is located in north-central Portage County, covering approximately 23 square miles. At the very heart of town is the village of Hiram, best known for Hiram College, one of the most renowned private liberal colleges in this part of Northeast Ohio. To date, almost 2,400 people reside here.

From town, Cleveland is a little over 38 miles northwest, while Akron is located about 36 miles southwest. Hiram Township is within easy access to a number of major thoroughfares, including US-422, I-480, OH-8, and the Ohio Turnpike.

Read on for more information about Hiram Township, Ohio and the local real estate options.

A town with an interesting story

Once upon a time, Hiram Township was the home of the Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints). This happened back in the early 19th century when John Johnson, Sr. invited Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saints, to come and live with them in their Hiram Township farm.

Over the next few years, several key figures of the church came and went to the Johnsons’ property (called John Johnson Farm) in the southwest section of Hiram Township. These people included Sidney Rigdon and Orson Hyde. Today, the historic John Johnson Farm is on the National Register of Historic Places and is open to guided tours.

Quiet and predominantly residential

Hiram Township is mostly a tight-knit, residential community with numerous farms located all over the area. For dining and retail options, the village of Garrettsville is just southwest of the township along State and South Streets.

Some things to do in Hiram Township include playing tee times at nearby Sugar Bush Golf Club. Monroe’s Orchard near the center of the community offers seasonal activities (like strawberry pickings every summer) as well as farm-fresh produce.

Tour homes for sale in Hiram, Ohio

Hiram Ohio real estate offers many opportunities for all kinds of homebuyers. For those looking for move-in ready properties, single-family homes are available throughout the community. Custom homesites and vacant lots, to name a few, can also be found in the market.

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