Madison Township, Jackson County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Ohio
Township
Map of Jackson County with municipalities and townships
Map of Jackson County with municipalities and townships
Coordinates: 38°53′59″N 82°31′52″W / 38.89972°N 82.53111°W / 38.89972; -82.53111Coordinates: 38°53′59″N 82°31′52″W / 38.89972°N 82.53111°W / 38.89972; -82.53111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 45.4 sq mi (117.6 km2)
 • Land 45.3 sq mi (117.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,171
 • Density 47.9/sq mi (18.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46466[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086371[1]

Madison Township is one of the twelve townships of Jackson County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, 2,171 people lived in the township, including 1,421 in its unincorporated areas.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Oak Hill is located in western Madison Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty Madison 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.

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. ^ Jackson County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 13 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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