Darby Township, Madison County, Ohio

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Darby Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Coordinates: 40°6′8″N 83°16′23″W / 40.10222°N 83.27306°W / 40.10222; -83.27306Coordinates: 40°6′8″N 83°16′23″W / 40.10222°N 83.27306°W / 40.10222; -83.27306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)
 • Land 21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,872
 • Density 134.8/sq mi (52.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-20142[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086541[1]

Darby Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,872 people in the township, 935 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Part of the village of Plain City is located in northeastern Darby Township.

Name and history[edit]

As of 1854, the population of the township was 551,[4] 1,504 in 1890, 1,558 in 1900, and 1,414 in 1910.[5] Statewide, other Darby Townships are located in Pickaway and Union counties.

Government[edit]

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,[6] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Madison County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Thomas Baldwin & J. Thomas, A new and complete gazetteer of the United States, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1854, Pg. 304
  5. ^ Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth census of the United States taken in the year 1910, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913, Pg. 584.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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