Harrison Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Harrison Township,
Pickaway County, Ohio
Township
The Renick Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
The Renick Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°43′49″N 82°58′12″W / 39.73028°N 82.97000°W / 39.73028; -82.97000Coordinates: 39°43′49″N 82°58′12″W / 39.73028°N 82.97000°W / 39.73028; -82.97000
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • Total 28.0 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Land 27.7 sq mi (71.6 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,424
 • Density 232.3/sq mi (89.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-33978[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086795[1]

Harrison Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,424 people in the township, 2,071 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Two incorporated villages are located in Harrison Township: Ashville in the southeast, and South Bloomfield in the southwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of nineteen Harrison Townships statewide.[4]

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,[5] 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.

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