Madison Township, Vinton County, Ohio
|Madison Township, Ohio|
Municipalities and townships of Vinton County
|• Total||24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)|
|• Land||24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
|• Density||27.8/sq mi (10.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1087106|
Madison Township is one of the twelve townships of Vinton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 682 people in the township, 307 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the center of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Brown Township: north
- Knox Township: east
- Vinton Township: south
- Clinton Township: southwest corner
- Elk Township: west
- Swan Township: northwest corner
It is one of only two county townships without a border on another county.
Zaleski, the second-smallest village in Vinton County, is located in northwestern Madison Township.
Name and history
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, 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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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Vinton County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 16 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.