Madison Township, Franklin County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Franklin County, Ohio
Township
Location of Madison Township in Franklin County.
Location of Madison Township in Franklin County.
Coordinates: 39°52′4″N 82°52′5″W / 39.86778°N 82.86806°W / 39.86778; -82.86806Coordinates: 39°52′4″N 82°52′5″W / 39.86778°N 82.86806°W / 39.86778; -82.86806
Country United States
State Ohio
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 40.6 sq mi (105 km2)
 • Land 39.9 sq mi (103 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation[2] 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23,509
 • Density 580/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46410[3]
GNIS feature ID 1086107[2]

Madison Township is one of the seventeen townships of Franklin County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 23,509 people in the township, 10,795 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships and municipalities:

Several municipalities are located in Madison Township:

The census-designated place of Blacklick Estates lies in northern Madison Township.

The following streams run through Madison Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[5]

The township was organized in 1810, when its population had reached 500.[6]

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,[7] 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. Currently, the board is composed of Victor Paini, Edward Dildine and Gary MacDonald.[8] The currently Fiscal Officer is Barb Adams [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for County Subdivisions". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Population and Household Counts for Governmental Units: 2010, 2000, 1990". Ohio Department of Development. August 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ Madison Township Home Page Madison Township. Accessed 2007-05-28.
  7. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.
  8. ^ Madison Township Trustees Home Page Madison Township. Accessed 2013-11-04.
  9. ^ Madison Township Trustees Home Page Madison Township. Accessed 2013-11-04.

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