Madison Township, Licking County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Licking County, Ohio
Township
Location within Licking County
Location within Licking County
Coordinates: 40°3′32″N 82°19′39″W / 40.05889°N 82.32750°W / 40.05889; -82.32750Coordinates: 40°3′32″N 82°19′39″W / 40.05889°N 82.32750°W / 40.05889; -82.32750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Area
 • Total 22.2 sq mi (57.6 km2)
 • Land 22.2 sq mi (57.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,061
 • Density 137.7/sq mi (53.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46508[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086470[1]

Madison Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,061 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships and city:

Two cities occupy small portions of Madison Township: Newark, the county seat of Licking County, in the west; and Heath, in the southwest.

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.

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