Mifflin Township, Pike County, Ohio

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Mifflin Township, Pike County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Coordinates: 39°5′15″N 83°17′57″W / 39.08750°N 83.29917°W / 39.08750; -83.29917Coordinates: 39°5′15″N 83°17′57″W / 39.08750°N 83.29917°W / 39.08750; -83.29917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pike
Area
 • Total 46.1 sq mi (119.5 km2)
 • Land 46.1 sq mi (119.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,194
 • Density 25.9/sq mi (10.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-50078[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086812[1]

Mifflin Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,194 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Mifflin Township, although the unincorporated community of Latham lies in the eastern part of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Mifflin Townships are located in Ashland, Franklin, Richland, and Wyandot counties.

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,[4] 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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