Marion Township, Pike County, Ohio

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Marion Township, Pike County, Ohio
Township
A barn in the township
A barn in the township
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Coordinates: 38°59′48″N 82°50′27″W / 38.99667°N 82.84083°W / 38.99667; -82.84083Coordinates: 38°59′48″N 82°50′27″W / 38.99667°N 82.84083°W / 38.99667; -82.84083
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pike
Area
 • Total 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 892 ft (272 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,351
 • Density 59.7/sq mi (23.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47824[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086811[1]

Marion Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,351 people in the township, 1,068 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of Beaver is located in northern Marion Township, and the unincorporated community of Stockdale lies in the southern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twelve Marion 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. ^ Pike County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 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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